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Keith Anderson

Born in Dallas, Texas, 1970, Mr. Anderson discovered his love for music at the early age of 10. He started playing drums, until he found his true passion for the saxophone. He began studying with James Wilson, who would give him a pinch for each mistake, which he attributes, today, for his dedication and hard work. At this time, Keith Anderson was accepted to Booker T. Washington Arts Magnet High School, later re-named Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where Keith was under direct leadership of Bart Marantz. Arts Magnet Alumni include Grammy Award Winning Artist such as Nora Jones, Roy Hargrove,and Erykah Badu. Also watch out for Matt Marantz.

Mr. Anderson’s talents and unique flair for playing the saxophone can be attributed to much and many. Keith started playing locally with a singer by the name of Pat Peterson, who is one of the singers for John Cougar Mellancamp. Later, Keith would be discovered by the legendary, Les McCann. This was a man of major influence and of many commendations. Following that Mr. Anderson traveled the world as Les’s featured soloist. Since then Mr. Anderson has performed for thousands and played with many all around the globe. These artists include Roy Hargrove, Erykah Badu, Bobby Lyle, Kirk Franklin, and the great Cab Calloway during which it was quoted many times that Mr.Anderson was “the newest of the Texas Tenors”.

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