Reno favorite John Graham – Reno Sax Man – began playing music at the age of 8. A master of the saxophone as well as clarinet, flute, electronic sax, and double bass, he was playing professionally at the age of 12. He joined the Ohio Status University jazz band at 16. After serving his country and playing in the USAF Band, he studied musc at Capital University and at the prestigious Berkelee School of Music in Boston. Reno Sax Man’s musical career has taken him all over the US as well as Central and South America.
Setting the right mood for any occasion is of the utmost importance to Reno Sax Man while performing at restaurants, lounges, or private parties. Reno Sax Man likes playing smooth jazz and also includes a mix of jazz, standards, pop, and blues. Reno Sax Man takes you on a musical journey with his soon to be released CD titled “Fresh Tracks” on Euphonic Nutt records.
Reno Sax Man’s influences include John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, Euge Groove, Boney James, Dave Koz, Chris Botti, Walter Beasley and others. You’ve seen Reno Sax Man at: Wild River Grill, Napa Sonoma, Bistro 7, L’uva Bella, Peppermill Hotel/Casino, Atlantis Hotel/Casino, Eldorado Hotel/Casino, Somersett Country Club, Roundabout Catering, Whispering Vine, Hidden Valley Country Club, as well as private events and parties.