Audley Reid is one of Chicago's finest Contemporary and R&B musicians. This exceptional performers group can expand to a total of 16 members to handle any size engagement. The band performs all types of music including Contemporary and Straight Ahead Jazz, Swing, Blues, Soul and R&B.
Audley L.Reid , aka, "Reid", began his musical career 25 years ago.
Proficient on all saxophones, with a preference for the Alto sax, Reid's passionate approach, smooth saxophone styling and distinct sound has drawn comparisons to David Sanborn and the late sax genius Art Porter.
Reid's ability to perform effortlessly across a wide range of musical genres( Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Blues, and R&B) has afforded him opportunities to perform with entertainment greats such as Buddy Guy, Phil Perry, Michael White, Kim Fields,Ray Fuller, Mike Mason, Nick Colionne, Howard Hewett, A.J. Brown, Joe Williams, Melvin Miller, Will Downing, Michael White Smooth Jazz Explosion/Class Act Entertainment (Everette Harp, Jeff Gollub, Maysa, Waymon Tisdale, and Phil Perry), Ray Parker Jr., Michael Henderson and Vivian Green and Norman Connors.
Reid's solo and group performances with various bands, have delighted audiences at a multitude of social galas,venues and events throughout the United States, Mexico, Asia, Canada, Europe and Jamaica, his native country.
Audley Reid CD, "A Plays E," was ranked #3 by Smooth Jazz and More.