David Liebman (born 4 September 1946) is an American saxophonist and flautist. In June 2010, he received a NEA Jazz Masters lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Biography: Early life and career: Liebman was born into a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, in 1946. He began classical piano lessons at the age of nine and saxophone by twelve. His interest in jazz was sparked by seeing John Coltrane perform live in New York City clubs such as Birdland, the Village Vanguard and the Half Note. Throughout high school and college, Liebman pursued his jazz interest by studying with Joe Allard, Lennie Tristano, and Charles Lloyd. Upon graduation from New York University (with a degree in American History), he began to seriously devote himself to the full-time pursuit of being a jazz artist. In the early 1970s, after recording with Genya Ravan and Ten Wheel Drive, Liebman took the leading role (as President) in organizing several dozen musicians into a...
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- Monk's Mood
- Dedications, 1996
- Lookout Farm, 1974
- Surreality, 2012
- Expressive Techniques, 1995
- Return of the Tenor: Standards, 1996
- West Side Story Today, 1990
- Latin Genesis
- John Coltrane's Meditations
- Aurex Jazz Festival '81: Fusion Super Jam, 1982
- Trio + One, 1988
- Eternal Moments, 2010
- Flashpoint, 2005
- Setting the Standard, 1995
- Nine Again, 1989
- The Jazz Workshop Series, Volume 4: Quest - Standards & Originals, 1998
- Vienna Dialoguese, 2006
- Tour de Force, 2004
- Light'n Up, Please!, 1977
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