D.A. Bookman

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Not since Grover Washington Jr., Kirk Whalum, and the legendary Stanley Turntine has someone so anticipated been received.  He is indeed a member of the select few, the elite who are the aristocracy in the world of jazz. 

 The smooth sounds of D.A. Bookman on saxophone is exhilarating and seductive; soulful yet funky.  Witness his performance and you will find his music to be like a Sunday cruise down the Pacific Coast Highway,  His contemporary style along with R&B leaves you yearning for more. 

 D.A. Bookman has a history as unique as his music which included:

 Performed along with Sheryl Crow at NBC’s “Friends” final gala

Opened for Tower of Power

Band Leader for Hank Ballard and Edwin Starr

Backed Etta James, Mikki Howard and various artists

Has appeared on many shows such as:


Drew Carey

The Jamie Foxx Show




D,A. met Lanny Ray through drummer  Soko Richardson and since has recorded & performed live with The Reels on numerous  occasions.   You can hear the unique saxophone stylings of D.A. Bookman on The Reels' new album,  REELIN' , soon to be released .