Karl Denson at 60: Watch the Saxophonist Collaborate with Phil Lesh, The Rolling Stones, Slightly Stoopid and More

December 28, 2016

Yesterday marked the 60th birthday of Karl Denson, a sax player who has found his way onto some of the biggest stages in music and into some of the most unique collaborations possible. To celebrate his birthday, let’s look back at the wide range of artists he’s played with, from his beginnings as a member of Randy Watson’s band Sexual Chocolate to run-ins with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Slightly Stoopid, The Rolling Stones and most recently, a run with Widespread Panic’s Jimmy Herring. 

Watch below. 

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/Phil Lesh | “Shakedown Street”

The Rolling Stones | “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking”

Slightly Stoopid w/Karl Denson & Bob Weir | “Franklin’s Tower” 

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/Jimmy Herring | “Young Americans”

Coming to America | Sexual Chocolate