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Andrew Rathbun

Toronto native Andrew Rathbun is widely esteemed as one of the most creative and accomplished saxophonists, composers and bandleaders of his generation. On tenor and soprano saxophones he has achieved a rare depth of lyricism, authoritative swing and compositional intelligence. Recording steadily as a leader since the late 1990s, he has documented his stirring original music with an array of extraordinary lineups, featuring the talents of such greats as Kenny Wheeler, Billy Hart, George Garzone, Phil Markowitz and Bill Stewart. “Rathbun’s lines dance and glide,” writes David Whiteis of JazzTimes, “reflecting both childlike wonder and well-honed artistry.”

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Discography

Atwood Suites

Atwood Suites

Origin Records
2018

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Numbers & Letters

Numbers & Letters

SteepleChase Records
2014

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The Idea of North

The Idea of North

SteepleChase Records
2011

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Where Are We Now

Where Are We Now

SteepleChase Records
2009

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Shadow Forms

Shadow Forms

SteepleChase Records
2007

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Affairs of State

Affairs of State

SteepleChase Records
2007

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