born on 27/12/1956 in San Diego, California, United States
Karl Denson (born 1956) is a funk and jazz saxophonist, flutist and vocalist from Santa Ana, California. He was a member of Lenny Kravitz's band and has co-founded and led The Greyboy Allstars. Denson has recorded with artists including Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Slightly Stoopid, Blind Boys of Alabama, Blackalicious, Stanton Moore, and Jon Foreman of the rock band Switchfoot. As of 2007 he continues to lead his own Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and Karl Denson Trio (KD3).
Also Member of KDTU include Denson (saxophone, flute), Chris Stillwell (bass), Chris Littlefield (trumpet), Brian Jordan (guitar), David Veith (keyboards) and John Staten (drums).
Newest guitar player D.J. Williams joins summer of 2011
KD3 is Denson with keyboardist Anthony Smith (Global Funk, Giant People) and drummer Brett Sanders (brother of John Staten).
- Let Love Rule (album) (Lenny Kravitz) - (1989)
- Mama Said (Lenny Kravitz) - (1991)
- Blackened Red Snapper (solo album) - (1992)
- West Coast Boogaloo (The Greyboy Allstars) - (1995)
- Chunky Pecan Pie (Solo Album) - (1995)
- Herbal Turkey Breast - (1996)
- A Town Called Earth (The Greyboy Allstars) - (1997)
- The D Stands for Diesel - (1997)
- Live (The Greyboy Allstars) - (1999)
- The Bridge (Karl Denson's Tiny Universe) - (2002)
- Dance Lesson #2 - (2002)
- Flyin' the Koop (Stanton Moore) - (2002)
- New Ammo - (2014)
Steve Winwood, About Time (album), Different Light (song) (2005
- Once You're There (EP) (Karl Denson's Tiny Universe) - (2006)
- What Happened to Television? (The Greyboy Allstars) - (2007)
- Lunar Orbit (Karl Denson Trio) - (September 2007)
- Brother's Keeper (Karl Denson's Tiny Universe) - (2009)
- Top of the World (Slightly Stoopid) - (2012)
- Wickstrom, Ann (2004-02-05). [Karl Denson at All Music Guide Karl Denson]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
- Leskovic, Matt (2007-09-29). What Happened to Television?. All About Jazz. Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
- Interview at JamBase Retrieved August 26, 2007
- Greyboy Allstars at AllAboutJazz Retrieved August 26, 2007
- KD3 bio at JamBase
- [Karl Denson at All Music Guide Karl Denson at allmusic.com] Retrieved January 29, 2009
- Interview with TheWaster.com Retrieved February 10, 2014
- Karl Denson's Tiny Universe MySpace