ARTHUR EDMAISTON

Memphis Saxophone

TENOR BARITONE SOPRANO
Acoustic and Electric Performance, Horn Arrangements, Soloist and Section Player, Vocalist

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RECENT HAPPENINGS

So much goes on in the world of Arthur Edmaiston. From tours to musical updates. To be the first to know what’s happening with this hardworking and talented musician, check out the coverage below.

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MEMPHIS LIVE MUSIC SCENE

Art is very active on the local Memphis music scene performing live 7 days a week.

You can catch him performing in different configurations six days a week at Itta Bena on Beale Street, Moon Dance Grill in Germantown and Lafayette's Music Room in Overton Square. 

Each night offers a collaboration with a different duo partner creating a unique experience for the listener.  Susan Marshall, Austin Carroll, Nat Kerr and Gerald Stephens make up the usual cast of players performing with Art at Itta Bena and Moon Dance Grill.  The Joe Restivo 4 featuring Art on tenor saxophone has been playing the jazz brunch at Lafayette's Music Room every Sunday since 2014.  Be sure to catch this tight unit as they continue to develop and explore the standard jazz repertoire and original compositions.

You can hear Art playing with Marcella & Her Lovers, Mark Edgar Stuart, The Love Light Orchestra, Steve Selvidge Band, Loveland/Duren as well as John Paul Keith and the Rhythm of the City in various venues throughout Memphis and the surrounding area.  Venues such as Railgarten, Bar DKDC, the Green Room at Crosstown Concourse and the Grove at GPAC have all recently hosted projects involving Art's saxophone and vocal talents.

Stay Tuned!

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BIO

Art Edmaiston began playing the saxophone at age 11 in Troy TN and later moved to Memphis to apprentice in the music city globally-known for it's talented performers and recording artists.

Being a reliable soloist and flexible section player has carried Art around the world providing opportunities to perform, record and jam with a wide variety of well-known musicians, producers and music legends.  

Gregg Allman, the Doobie Brothers, Bobby "Blue" Bland, JJ Grey & Mofro, Wayne Newton, Hunt Sales, The Sensational Barnes Brothers, Love Light Orchestra, Joe Restivo 4, Justin Timberlake, Jonny Lang, Dale Watson, Stevie Wonder, Lucero, Galactic, the Memphis Horns, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Southern Avenue, Robert Walter, Jim Dickinson, Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys,  John Nemeth, Mason Ruffner, Scott Bomar, Don Was, Boo Mitchell and the Coasters have all called on Edmaiston for stage and studio work.

Art performs locally with several Memphis groups including his own projects.  There is a trio called SpiralPhonics featuring Art on saxophones and f/x alongside his companions Logan Hanna on guitar and Terence F. Clark on drums.  Their debut recording "The Argot Session" is available for purchase on Bandcamp and you can stream it on all major music platforms.

Art has also launched his own personal Bandcamp page featuring solo sonic excursions.  You can keep up with his latest solo music projects here

Toured/Performed/Recorded with:

Doobie Brothers

Gregg Allman Band 

JJ Grey and MOFRO 

Bobby "Blue" Bland

Stevie Wonder

Levon Helm

Mason Ruffner

Jonny Lang

Justin Timberlake

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers

Charlie Wood

Marcella & her lovers.

Jim Lauderdale

Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

Southern Avenue

Dr. John

Snoop Dogg

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Jim Dickinson

The Hi Rhythm Section and the Royal Horns

Robert Walter

Lucero

Mark Edgar Stuart

Gamble Brothers Band

John Paul Keith

Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys

Susan Marshall

Joe Restivo 4

William Bell

Otis Clay

Syl Johnson

The Memphis Horns

Amy Helm

Allman Brothers Band

Wayne Newton

Leslie Gore

The Coasters

Danny and the Juniors

The Platters

Mable John

Linda Lindell

Floyd Taylor

ARTHUR EDMAISTON

Want to learn more about Arthur Edmaiston's music and tour dates? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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