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Dave Liebman

Dave Liebman
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David Liebman (born September 4, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American saxophonist and flautist. Inspired by seeing Charlie Parker play, he took up the saxophone by the age of 12, and after graduating with a degree in American History, devoted himself full time to music. After working with the early jazz-rock band Ten Wheel Drive, he was tapped for sideman positions by Elvin Jones (appearing on albums starting with Genesis in 1971), then Miles Davis (starting with On the Corner). He has recorded more than a hundred albums as leader or co-leader as well as playing with many other artists around the world.
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Liebman, Rudolph & Drake — Chi Liebman, Rudolph & Drake — Chi
(RareNoise RNR102, 2019, CD / DL)
The Jamie Saft Quartet — Hidden Corners The Jamie Saft Quartet — Hidden Corners
(RareNoise RNR109, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
No Fast Food — Settings for Three No Fast Food — Settings for Three
(Corner Store Jazz CSJ-0121, 2018, CD)
Dave Liebman / Tatsuya Nakatani / Adam Rudolph — The Unknowable Dave Liebman / Tatsuya Nakatani / Adam Rudolph — The Unknowable
(RareNoise RNR089, 2018, CD)
No Fast Food — In Concert No Fast Food — In Concert
(Corner Store Jazz CSJ-0107-0108, 2014, 2CD)
No Fast Food — Workin' It - Together No Fast Food — Workin' It - Together
(Corner Store Jazz CSJ-0106, 2013, CD)
Machine Mass featuring Dave Liebman — Inti Machine Mass featuring Dave Liebman — Inti
(Moonjune MJR060, 2012, CD)
Joel Harrison — Harrison on Harrison Joel Harrison — Harrison on Harrison
(High Note HCD 7147, 2005, CD)
Jeff Berlin — In Harmony's Way Jeff Berlin — In Harmony's Way
(J.JAZZ 001, 2002, CD)
Miles Davis — Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis Miles Davis — Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis
(Columbia CK 67909, 1997, CD)
Didier Lockwood — New York Rendezvous Didier Lockwood — New York Rendezvous
(JMS 075-2, 1995, CD)
Mick Karn — Bestial Cluster Mick Karn — Bestial Cluster
(CMP Records CD 1002, 1993, CD)
Jack Bruce — Somethin Els Jack Bruce — Somethin Els
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2427, 1993/2014, CD)
Dave Liebman — Light'n up, Please! Dave Liebman — Light'n up, Please!
(A&M SP-721, 1977, LP)
Dave Liebman — Drum Ode Dave Liebman — Drum Ode
(ECM 1046, 1975/2000, CD)
Miles Davis — Dark Magus - Live at Carnegie Hall Miles Davis — Dark Magus - Live at Carnegie Hall
(Columbia C2K 65137, 1974/1997, 2CD)
Miles Davis — Get up with It Miles Davis — Get up with It
(Columbia C2K 63970, 1974/2000, 2CD)
Dave Liebman — First Visit Dave Liebman — First Visit
(West Wind WW 2067, 1973/1991, CD)
Miles Davis — On the Corner Miles Davis — On the Corner
(Columbia CK 63980, 1972/2000, CD)
John McLaughlin — My Goal's Beyond John McLaughlin — My Goal's Beyond
(Douglas Music AD-03, 1971/2004, CD)

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