TENOR BARITONE SOPRANO
Acoustic and Electric Performance, Horn Arrangements, Soloist and Section Player, Vocalist
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MEMPHIS LIVE MUSIC SCENE
Art has been active on the local Memphis music scenic since the pandemic halted touring schedules.
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.
Night Club work has been slowly returning to Memphis and now 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. 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.
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.
Gregg Allman Band
JJ Grey and MOFRO
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers
Marcella & her lovers.
Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
St. Paul & the Broken Bones
The Hi Rhythm Section and the Royal Horns
Mark Edgar Stuart
Gamble Brothers Band
John Paul Keith
Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys
Joe Restivo 4
The Memphis Horns
Allman Brothers Band
Danny and the Juniors