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Andrew White

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There is more than one artist by the name of Andrew White:
1) an American jazz/R’n’B multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, oboe and bass guitar), musicologist and publisher who, over a long career, played with Otis Redding and Stevie Wonder, and served with The 5th Dimension and Weather Report
2) a British-born New Zealand-raised Celtic guitarist and singer-songwriter
3) the guitarist for the Kaiser Chiefs
4) a former member of Canadian indie rock band The Dears

1) Andrew White (born September 6, 1942, in Washington, DC) is an American jazz/R’n’B multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, oboe and bass guitar), musicologist and publisher. As a saxophonist, White appeared on the jazz scene in September 1960, concurrent with his graduation from his studies at Howard University, when he appeared with Washington D.C.’s J.F.K. Quintet (1961-63). Subsequently he played with Kenny Clarke (1965), Otis Redding (1967), McCoy Tyner (1970), Elvin Jones (1980-81), Beaver Harris (1983), The Julius Hemphill Saxophone Sextet (1987), “The Six Winds” Dutch Saxophone Sextet (1999), and on his own “Andrew White’s ZORROSAX ALLSTARS,” saxophone sextet (2002), and hundreds of personal solo appearances worldwide. These include solo performances at New York City’s Carnegie Hall (1974 and 1975), Lincoln Center (1990 and 1995), Town Hall (1975), The Kennedy Center, in Washington, D.C. (1970 through 2005), Paris, France’s Theatre du Chatelet (1980), La Vila (1995), and a 1994 solo Summer tour of seven French cities.

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