Best-selling jazz saxophone player who has been recognized as one of the most commercially successful instrumental musicians of all time. He his own line of eponymous saxophones.
He went from elementary school to college all in his hometown of Seattle.
He has sold more than 75 million albums globally.
He married Janice Deleon on June 15, 1980; after their divorce, he remarried Lyndie Benson on April 5, 1992. He has two children.