A singularly distinctive and uniquely distinguishable stylist,
Arthur Blythe is considered one of the greatest alto
saxophonist's of his generation. Blythe's beautiful,
passionate and expressive sound validates his reputation
as one of the most significant jazz musicians of our times.
Blythe's work is notable for its exploration of harmony, group
counterpoint, and unusual instrumentation. These features,
coupled with his rapid, wide vibrato, his swinging style, and
his interest in the standard jazz repertory, have won him
praise from a wide audience.
Arthur Blythe was born 1940 in Los Angeles and grew up in
San Diego where his parents moved 1944