Saxophonist – Composer – Arranger – Educator
Yamaha / D’Addario Artist & Clinician
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, Joao Donato, Marcos Valle, Sheila E., Hugh Masekela, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Andy Montanez, 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, 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.
- 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.