Doug Webb

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Doug Webb (born 1960) is an American musician.[1]

Webb was born in Chicago and moved to California at the age of 3. He is a graduate of Edison High School[2] in Huntington Beach, California, and received his Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He began playing the clarinet at the age of 8, adding the saxophone and flute by 15. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Alex and son Ryan Webb.

He has played and recorded with such notable talents as Horace Silver, Freddie Hubbard, Sal Marquez, Stanley Clarke, Quincy Jones, Mat Marucci, Kyle Eastwood, Billy Childs, Rod Stewart, Carly Simon, Art Davis, Kenny Rogers, Bonnie Raitt and Poncho Sanchez. He played with the house band for the Dennis Miller TV show, the Jimmy Cleveland orchestra, and continues to tour with the Doc Severinsen big band. He has recorded music for hundreds of movies and television programs, including playing the saxophone of Lisa in the popular television show The Simpsons. He solos on the sound track for Mystic River and Million Dollar Baby. He performed saxophone on L.A. musician Paul Delph's final album A God That Can Dance. Webb has been featured on over 150 jazz recordings, including several under his own name, or as co-leader, for Posi-Tone Records.[3]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • 2002: Last Trane to Georgia (Posi-Tone)
  • 2009: Renovations [Posi-Tone)
  • 2009: Partners in Crime (Posi-Tone), with Mat Marucci
  • 2011: Midnight (Posi-Tone)
  • 2011: Swing Shift (Posi-Tone)[3]
  • 2016: Sets the Standard (V.S.O.P)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic credits
  2. ^ Carpio, Anthony Clark (June 12, 2014). "Jazz sax player enjoys getting into a jam". Huntington Beach Independent. pp. A4. 
  3. ^ a b Doug Webb Official Web Site Recording/release dates are as given here.
  4. ^ Orthmann, David. "Doug Webb: Sets The Standard". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 15 March 2016.