Saxophonist, educator, composer, and arranger [and Liberty native!] David Brandom has made an impressive career in music. Besides having toured with Frank Sinatra for many years, David, who now resides in Larchmont New York has worked with many great jazz artists including: Tony Bennett, Randy Brecker, Bobby Caldwell, Bill Charlap, Natalie Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Jon Faddis, Jimmy Heath, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, David Matthew’s Super Latin Jazz Orchestra, Houston Person, Marvin Stamm and Maria Schneider’s Big Band. David is a founding member of the critically acclaimed Westchester Jazz Orchestra which released it’s first CD, “All In” in 2007 and it’s second CD “Maiden Voyage Suite” in August, 2011. David has also played with many pop artists over the years including: Billy Joel, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Johnny Mathis, Doc Severinson, Sting, James Taylor, The Spinners, The Temptations, and The Four Tops. David’s versatility as a woodwind specialist has allowed him to work on many Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including: “Ain’t Misbehavin,” “Annie,” “Annie Get Your Gun,” “Billy Elliott”, “Chicago,”“Fosse,” “Grease,” “Hairspray,”“In the Heights,” “Jersey Boys,”“Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, “A Bronx Tale” and most recently “Beautiful” and “ Moulin Rouge”.
David moved to New York in 1984 and has lived in Larchmont since 1989, with his wife Stacy [also a Liberty HS alum ] and has 3 sons, Eric, Bryan and Jon. David earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at The University of North Texas and taught for years at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and Purchase College in New York where he received a Master’s Degree in Studio Composition. David recently retired from teaching Instrumental Music in the Edgemont School District in Scarsdale, NY.
A prolific composer and arranger, David released his critically acclaimed CD, “Home” in 2002 , and his second CD, “No Way Out” in 2007. Most recently David’s been performing primarily in New York with his Jazz Quartet, as well as his group “Meta4,” and composing and arranging new music for a 2 new albums.