The Audley Reid Band


The Audley Reid Band is one of Chicago's finest Contemporary jazz and R&B musical groups. This exceptional 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.

Bandleader, Audley L. Reid, often referred to as "Reid", began his musical odyssey over 25 years ago. Proficient on all saxophones, Reid prefers the Alto Sax and his passionate technique, smooth styling and distinctive sound often draws comparisons to the music of David Sanborn and sax genius of the late Art Porter, Jr. Reid's effortless performances, across a wide range of musical genres including Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Blues, and R&B, has afforded him opportunities to perform with stars such as Buddy Guy, Phil Perry, Kim Fields, Nick Colionne, Howard Hewett, Will Downing, Ray Parker Jr., Michael Henderson, Vivian Green and Norman Connors, before a multitude of audiences at various galas, venues and events throughout the United States, Mexico, Asia, Canada, Europe and his native country, Jamaica.