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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — David Nabb

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Name: David Nabb
Website: http://onehandwinds.unk.edu
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Organ Hall
Presentation Title: David Nabb: Sonata for Solo Saxophone by Robert Gross
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

Since surviving a catastrophic stroke 2000, Dr. David Nabb worked with Jeff Stelling to develop a professional saxophone that can be played with the right hand only. In 2013, David Nabb and Jeff Stelling received the first-ever OHMI/Ars Electronica prize for their work on the toggle-key saxophone at Bruckner Hall in Linz, Austria. In 2011, they received awards from VSA, NAMM and NAPBIRT at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. More recently, Dr. Nabb was selected via a worldwide casting call to be featured in the cast and the musical soundtrack for BBC's 2016 Paralympics television commercial "We're the Superhumans." This video had more than 50 million views online, and won dozens of international awards, including Grand Prix at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival.

David Nabb is a Yamaha Performing Artist, and plays exclusively on Eugene Rousseau saxophone mouthpieces.


Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sonata for Solo Unaccompanied Alto Saxophone Robert Gross 18