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John Scofield in conversation with David Sanborn: 'I couldn't find anyone in suburbia to play blues with"

On this episode of As We Speak with David Sanborn, our host sits down with guitarist John Scofield for a conversation that includes his beginnings as a musician while growing up in Connecticut, his love of the blues, lessons learned from Miles, and where many of his unusual song titles come from.

This episode marks the end of Season One of As We Speak with David Sanborn. He'll be back with more insightful interviews when Season Two premieres on June 4th.

David Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and traditional jazz. He released his first solo album Taking Off in 1975 but has been playing the saxophone since before he was in high school when he was inspired by the great Chicago blues artists near his hometown of St. Louis.