David Urquidi tenor Saxophone

David Urquidi

Saxophonist – Composer – Arranger – Educator

Yamaha / D’Addario Artist & Clinician

Performing with Cheech & Chong

About Me

David Urquidi is a Saxophonist, Composer and Arranger from Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of the USC School of Music and has worked with major artists across many genres of music.

David Urquidi has performed and/or recorded with WAR (2011-2017), Poncho Sanchez (2003-2005), Yeska (1992-2000), Selena Gomez (Platinum Album – Revival), Taylor Swift (2x Platinum Album – Lover), Camila Cabello, Cheech and Chong (2013-2016), Andy Grammer, Stewart Copeland, James Moody, Tower of Power, George Clinton, Andy Garcia & Cineson All Stars, Oingo Boingo Former Members, Joao Donato, Marcos Valle, Sheila E., Hugh Masekela, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Andy Montanez, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Jerry Rivera, Carlos Rivera, Cano Estremera, Oscar Hernandez, Pete Escovedo, Francisco Aguabella, Tony Allen, Carlos Dafe, Azymuth, FEAR, Arthur Verocai, Ernie Andrews, Fred Wesley, Rico Rodriguez, Leonard Dillon, Jungle Fire, Steve Turre, Nestor Torres, Henry Franklin, Don Omar, and the San Diego Symphony.

Live & Studio

David has Composed and/or Arranged for Showtime, Netflix, Facebook, WAR, Poncho Sanchez, and Andy Grammer.

  • 2024 – Baritone Sax on the Apple TV Series “Sugar”.
  • 2023 – Baritone Sax player in the house band of “La Divina Noche de Dante” television series.
  • 2022 – Recorded Tenor Saxophone on the Hulu series “Reasonable Doubt.”
  • 2021 – Recorded Tenor Saxophone on the Netflix documentary series “Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami”.
  • 2021 – Recorded Tenor Saxophone on the ABC/Disney series “Queens”.
  • 2020 – Recorded all the saxophones for the Netflix series “Grand Army”

As a bandleader, Urquidi has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Montreal Jazz Festival (Canada), Pori Jazz Festival (Finland), Cancun Jazz Festival (Mexico), UCLA Jazz Festival (CA), Central Avenue Jazz Festival (CA), The Greek Theatre, Hollywood Palladium, MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), and The Broad Stage.

Performing with WAR
David Urquidi tenor Saxophone
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