David Sanborn, Grammy-winning multi-genre saxophonist, dead at 78

David Sanborn, a celebrated saxophonist, passed away at the age of 78 after battling prostate cancer.

He was a six-time Grammy Award winner known for his versatile work across multiple genres.

Sanborn's career spanned decades, with notable collaborations with music legends such as David Bowie, James Taylor, and Eric Clapton

He was praised for his contribution to contemporary pop and jazz music, earning a reputation for "putting the saxophone back into Rock 'n Roll

Sanborn's debut album "Taking Off" reached the top 20 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart in 1975.

Throughout his career, he recorded with a diverse range of artists including Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Bruce Springsteen, among many others