David Bindman is a saxophonist, composer, and bandleader living in Brooklyn, NY.
He has performed and recorded with Wadada Leo Smith, Talking Drums, Kevin
Norton, Ehran Elisha, Anthony Braxton, Adam Lane, and many others. He
collaborated with poet Tyrone Henderson and visual artist Quimetta Perle on the
multi-media pieces The Madman and Strawman Dance, and co-led the Brooklyn Sax
Quartet with Fred Ho for a decade, recording The Way of the Saxophone (Innova,
2001) and Far Side of Here (Omnitone, 2005). In 2012 David released his
ensemble’s double CD Sunset Park Polyphony. He is currently collaborating with
visual artist Malin Abrahamsson on “The Dream Space Continuum,” a work involving
music and abstract animation.
David began playing violin at five, at ten switched to alto sax, then played drums