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Steve Darflinger

Account Manager, Regional Sales
Denver, U.S.
Saxes, flute

Steve Darflinger

Account Manager, Regional Sales
Denver, U.S.
Saxes, flute

Ciena role
I'm responsible for infrastructure and channel sales into the CenturyLink account.

Musical Influences
Early on, I was obsessed with jazz music and hardly paid attention to the popular music I grew up with. Playing with OTN Speedwagon has given me a chance to play the great songs I pretty much ignored as a kid.

My earliest influences were be-bop artists like Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley and Sonny Rollins, but my heaviest influences came from later funk and R&B artists, such as Grover Washington Jr., David Sanborn, Tom Scott, Chicago, EW&F, and Blood Sweat & Tears.