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Arthur Blythe

as, *1940 US, Los Angeles
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Arthur Murray Blythe

Arthur Blythe (born July 5, 1940, in Los Angeles) is an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer. His stylistic voice has a distinct vibrato and he plays within the post-bop subgenre of jazz.

  • Alto sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Slidin' Through on Lenox Avenue Breakdown by Arthur Blythe
Down San Diego Way on Lenox Avenue Breakdown by Arthur Blythe
Lenox Avenue Breakdown on Lenox Avenue Breakdown by Arthur Blythe
What on Down Home by Various Artists
Autumn in New York Pt. 1 on Basic Blythe by Arthur Blythe
Mighty Fine on Down Home by Various Artists
Bush Baby on Illusions by Arthur Blythe
Odessa on Lenox Avenue Breakdown by Arthur Blythe
Wide Load on Down Home by Various Artists
Miss Nancy on Illusions by Arthur Blythe

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Da-Da / Basic BlytheArthur Blythe2018Compil.
Elaborations/Light Blue: Arthur Blythe Plays Thelonious Monk/Put Sunshine In ItArthur Blythe2017Compil.
Four Arthur Blythe Albums On Two Discs - Lenox Avenue Breakdown / In The Tradition / Illusions / Blythe SpiritArthur Blythe2016Compil.
AceDavid Eyges, Arthur Blythe, Abe Speller2004Album
ExhaleArthur Blythe2003Album
FocusArthur Blythe2002Album
SkyDavid Eyges - Arthur Blythe2002Album
Blythe ByteArthur Blythe2001Album
We'll Soon Find OutJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1999Album
Today's BluesArthur Blythe & David Eyges1998Album
SynergyArthur Blythe / David Eyges / Bruce Ditmas1997Album
BoscoStephen McCraven featuring Archie Shepp, Arthur Blythe1997Album
Down HomeJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1997Album
Night SongArthur Blythe1997Album
Calling CardArthur Blythe1995Album
FocusChico Freeman Quintet Featuring Arthur Blythe1995Album
The Unspoken WordChico Freeman Quintet Featuring Arthur Blythe1994Album
RetroflectionArthur Blythe1994Album
Luminous/The Unspoken WordChico Freeman / Arthur Blythe1994Album
3-OlogySanti Debriano / Billy Hart And Arthur Blythe1993Album
Ease OnJeff Palmer, John Abercrombie, Arthur Blythe, Victor Lewis1993Album
Salutes The SaxophoneRoots - Arthur Blythe, Sam Rivers, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Don Pullen, Santi Debriano, Tommy Campbell1992Album
HipmotismArthur Blythe1991Album
In Concert: Metamorphosis / The GripArthur Blythe1991Compil.
LuminousChico Freeman / Arthur Blythe1989Album
Autumn In New York (Part One)Arthur Blythe1988Album
Basic BlytheArthur Blythe1988Album
Pale FireGust William Tsilis & Alithea with Arthur Blythe1988Album
Da - DaArthur Blythe1986Album
Put Sunshine In ItArthur Blythe1985Album
TumalumahArthur Blythe1985Album
Light Blue - Arthur Blythe Plays Thelonious MonkArthur Blythe1983Album
ElaborationsArthur Blythe1982Album
Interview AlbumArthur Blythe1982Album
Columbia Records Presents Jazz Jazz JazzArthur Blythe, Miles Davis, Al Di Meola, Charles Earland, Fathers & Sons Productions, Maynard Ferguson1982Compil.
IllusionsArthur Blythe1981Single
Blythe SpiritArthur Blythe1981Album
IllusionsArthur Blythe1980Album
Lenox Avenue BreakdownArthur Blythe1979Album
In The TraditionArthur Blythe1979Album
MetamorphosisArthur Blythe1979Album
Bush BabyArthur Blythe1978Album
The GripArthur Blythe1977Album
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