David Murray

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Birthday
19, 1955
Birthplace
Oakland, CA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Oakland, CA

About

Founder of the World Saxophone Quartet known for his circular breathing technique during his performances.

Before Fame

He started off invoking the free jazz aesthetic but moved towards a playing style heavily influenced by Coleman Hawkins and other more commercial jazz musicians.

Trivia

He was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1989.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Oakland, California.

Associated With

He has performed and collaborated with an array of musicians, including Elvin Jones.