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WHO IS ART EDMAISTON?

MEMPHIS SAXOPHONIST

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, 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, 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: soul-jazz organ quartet “LAPD”, southern Rhythm & Blues band “Social Oil” and the honky tonk sounds of “The Highway 51 Band”.



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