is Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Born and raised in Iowa, he holds both a Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees in Multiple Woodwind Performance from Indiana University and a PhD in Music Education from the University of North Texas. Since surviving a catastrophic stroke in 2000, Nabb has worked with Jeff Stelling to develop a saxophone that can be played with the right hand only. Nabb has demonstrated his toggle-key saxophone throughout the world and is often asked to speak and write about music for persons with disabilities. 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. Previously, they received awards from VSA, NAMM, and NAPBIRT at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Nabb has written articles on music making for people with disabilities for number of national publications, including Music Educators Journal, Flöte Aktuell, The Flutist Quarterly, The Journal of the American Occupational Therapy Association and The Journal of Research in Music Education. David Nabb plays a Yamaha saxophone adapted to the Stelling brass & Winds Toggle-key saxophone mechanism by Jeff Stelling.
David Nabb, saxophone
Sae Lee, piano