All About Jazz is celebrating Arthur Blythe's birthday today!
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... Read more. Place our Musician of the Day widget on your website or blog.