Northern Sunrise (2009)

Steve Wilson

is an American jazz saxophonist and flautist. As a teenager, he played in various rhythm and blues and funk bands. After a year accompanying singer Stephanie Mills, he attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where he majored in music. In 1987 he moved to New York, where he established himself as a sideman. He performed with the American Jazz Orchestra, the Mingus Big Band, and the Smithsonian Jazz Orchestra, among others. In 1988 he toured Europe with Lionel Hampton. Wilson was the subject of a 1996 New York Times profile, "A Sideman's Life". That year he joined the Dave... Read