A Plus Crutchfield
Adrian Crutchfield is known around the world for his neo- soul
sound. His silky smooth timbre creates music in a variety of
genres such as jazz,funk, hip-hop, rock, and more.
Adrians star began shining at the age of four when he received
his first saxophone during a concert in Roanoke, VA from
acclaimed jazz artist Kenny G; who noticed Adrians interest
from the audience, stopped the show, and invited him to the
stage, playing a childish melody, and finally bestowing the sax to
young Adrian. Twenty years later in 2009, the charismatic and passionate Crutchfield released his debut compact disc entitled, Private Party; which highlights his diverse musical interests with
songs covering the styles of jazz, neo-soul, hop hop and more.
Currently touring saxophonist, flautist and dancer with Prince and The New Power Generation, Adrian has also had the privilege of performing with many of todays brightest stars such as Lionel Richie, R&B icon Anthony Hamilton, Fantasia Barrino, KC and JoJo, Adina Howard, Regina Belle, and with hip hop superstar Young Jeezy. In jazz Mr. Crutchfield has been featured by names such as Kim Waters, Mike Philips, Alex Bugnon, Jeff Lorber, and Branford Marsalis; and with legendary groups such as Fourplay and The Gap Band. Adrian is a 2008 graduate of Florida State University (B.A. in Music with a concentration in jazz, contemporary media and commercial music).
Adrian plays Legere Signature Series synthetic Reeds, Theo Wanne Mouthpieces, Antigua Saxophones, the EWI 4000S wind synthesizer, and uses AMT microphones.
Adrian also uses Gator Cases and wears SLAPWATCH watches.
Adrian Crutchfield’s tracks