Rock solid and full toned tenor saxophonist giant, Houston Person, leads an exceptional quartet with hard swinging Larry Fuller on piano, L.A. bassist Richard Simon, and powerful Clayton Cameron on drums. Houston is a song writer, producter, and band leader, who plays soulful jazz, ballads, blues, hard bop, and swing, with flair, expressive ardor, full bodied feeling, skillful precision, and a warm robust sound. Person plays in the tenor sax tradition of Gene Ammons, and in his 50 year plus career has appeared on over 100 recordings and has been a leader of 75 of his own recordings. Houston has worked Don Ellis, Eddie Harris, Cedar Walton, Leo Wright, Etta Jones, Johnny Hammond, Charles Brown, Ron Carter, Bill Charlap, Charles Earland, Lena Horne, Lou Rawls, Janis Siegel, Horace Silver, Dakota Staton, Billy Butler, Don Patterson, Grant Green, Sonny Philips, Richard Groove Holmes. Houston Person received the Eubie Blake award in 1982.
Larry Fuller is a premier mainstream jazz pianist. He has worked with Ernestine Anderson, Ray Brown, Jeff Hamilton, John Pizzarelli, and dozens of jazz legends. Larry’s piano influences are Oscar Peterson, Phineas Newborn Jr, Gene Harris, and Monty Alexander. Bassist Richard Simon has played with over 100 of the best in jazz, and is an active jazz educator, producer, and busy performer. Master drummer Clayton Cameron, is a writer, composer, historian, and educator. He has performed or recorded with music legends Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr, James Brown, BB King, Ray Charles, John Mayer, Christina Aguilera, Molly Ringwald, Mariah Carey, and the Count Basie Big Band. This is one dynamite band not to miss.