Houston Person



Houston Person

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1966
Born
November 10, 1934
Location
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Biography
Houston Person (born November 10, 1934) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is most experienced in and best known for his work in soul jazz. Person is also known for his distinctive sassy sound and his expressive style of playing. He received the Eubie Blake Jazz Award in 1982. Person grew up in Florence, South Carolina, and first played piano before switching to tenor saxophone. He studied at South Carolina State College where he was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 1999.

Top Songs by Houston Person


The Nearness of You

by & Roy Meriwether

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Twilight Blues

Twilight Blues

Houston Person November 19, 2017

10 Tracks

Something in Common

Something in Common

Ron Carter July 28, 2010

8 Tracks

Now's The Time/Something In Common

Now's The Time/Something In Common

Ron Carter July 2, 2009

17 Tracks

A Little Houston On the SIde

A Little Houston On the SIde

Houston Person July 1, 2009

11 Tracks

Santa Baby

Santa Baby

Houston Person July 1, 2009

11 Tracks

Horn to Horn

Horn to Horn

Houston Person June 15, 2009

8 Tracks

Very Saxy (Live Au Méridien, Paris)

Very Saxy (Live Au Méridien, Paris)

Houston Person April 20, 2009

18 Tracks

The Second Time Around (Live)

The Second Time Around (Live)

Houston Person February 12, 2009

9 Tracks

Atsuko Hashimoto Featuring Jeff Hamilton

Atsuko Hashimoto Featuring Jeff Hamilton

Houston Person January 1, 2008

10 Tracks

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