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Grammy Award winning saxophonist David Sanborn has died at 78

(SOUNDBITE OF DAVID BOWIE SONG, "YOUNG AMERICANS")

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. Grammy Award-winning saxophonist David Sanborn has died of prostate cancer. He was 78 years old. An accomplished solo artist, Sanborn was also known for his collaborations with other musicians, including Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin and David Bowie.

(SOUNDBITE OF DAVID BOWIE SONG, "YOUNG AMERICANS")

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