Paula Atherton is a renowned saxophonist, flutist, and vocalist known for her soulful and engaging performances. Born in New York, Atherton began playing the flute at the age of nine and in her teens added the saxophone to her repertoire. She studied music at the Manhattan School of Music and honed her skills playing with various bands and artists before launching her solo career.
Over the years, Atherton has established herself as a dynamic and versatile performer, with a sound that blends elements of jazz, soul, and pop. Her music has been featured on numerous radio stations and programs, and she has received critical acclaim for her recordings and live performances.
Atherton has released several albums over the years, including her debut album “Let Me Inside Your Love,” which received widespread praise for its soulful sound and engaging melodies. Her subsequent albums, including “Groove with Me” and “Enjoy the Ride,” showcased her growth as a performer and cemented her reputation as one of the top saxophonists in the business.
In addition to her solo work, Atherton has collaborated with a number of prominent musicians, including Nick Colionne, Cindy Bradley, and Bob Baldwin. She has also performed with several well-known jazz ensembles, including the Lionel Hampton Big Band and the late Tito Puente’s Latin Jazz Ensemble.
Page last updated 4/8/2023.