White III, Andrew

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ANDREW WHITE, saxophonist-composer, is the most voluminously self-produced artist in the history of jazz. Through his own music company in Washington, D.C. he boasts a catalogue of over 1,300 self-produced musical products including everything from 421 John Coltrane saxophone solo transcriptions to three music comedy books. Mr. White has been Principal Oboist for The American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, saxophonist with Elvin Jones and dozens of his own records, and a bassist with Stevie Wonder. His list of compositions is long and varied. The Amherst Quartet is premiering his Jazz Vignettes for saxophone quartet tonight.