Saxophonist, CBS Orchestra, LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN
Heick is a saxophonist and woodwind player who is a mainstay of the New York City studio scene. Highlights of his career include working with Chaka Khan, with whom he toured and recorded through most of the ‘90s. The new millennium brought extensive touring and recording with the Cameroonian bassist/singer Richard Bona, with whom Heick regularly toured Europe, the U.S., Asia and Africa, as well as U.S. and European tours with the one-and-only Barbra Streisand. More recently, he has been performing as a featured soloist with Sting, both live and on the artist’s recent album, Symphonicities, a project that features Sting in an orchestral setting. Also, Heick recently released his own debut solo CD, Daylight & Darkness.
Other highlights include performances and recordings with Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, Sir Elton John, Carly Simon, Donald Fagen, James Taylor, Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz, Sheryl Crow, Billy Joel, Suzanne Vega, Vonda Shepard, Cyndi Lauper, Audra McDonald, Phillip Glass, Vanessa Williams, Boz Skaggs, Christopher Cross, Ben E. King, Bobby Caldwell, Steps Ahead, The Manhattan Transfer, Ray Baretto, Willie Colon and The Caribbean Jazz Project. Heick is originally from Seattle. For more information on Heick’s work, please visit his website www.aaronheick.com.