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, Kenny Clarke, Otis Redding, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Beaver Harris, The Julius Hemphill Saxophone Sextet, “The Six Winds” Dutch Saxophone Sextet, and on his own “Andrew White’s ZORROSAX ALLSTARS,” saxophone sextet, and hundreds of personal solo appearances worldwide. These include solo performances at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Town Hall, The Kennedy Center, in Washington, D.C., Paris, France’s Theatre du Chatelet, La Vila, and a 1994 solo Summer tour of seven French cities.
ANDREW WHITE, SAXOPHONIST, COMPOSER, PUBLISHER AND MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST IS THE MOST VOLUMINOUSLY SELF-PRODUCED ARTIST IN THE HISTORY OF JAZZ. Through his company, Andrew’s Musical Enterprises, Inc. of Washington, D.C., established in 1971, he has single-handedly self-produced over 2000 products which are currently being marketed throughout the world.
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