- Blyth, Arthur
- Blythe, Black Arthur
- (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
- (naf) United States
- Organization: (naf) UGMAA
- Organization: (naf) Columbia Records, Inc.
- (naf) UGMAA
- (naf) Columbia Records, Inc.
- found: Special edition [SR] p1980 (a.e.) container (Arthur Blythe, alto saxophone)
- found: Tyner, M. Four times four [SR] p1980: container (Arthur Blyth, alto sax)
- found: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Blythe, Arthur (Murray) (Black Arthur); b. July 5, 1940, Los Angeles; alto saxophonist and leader)
- found: African American National Biography, accessed December 18, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Blythe, Arthur Murray; composer, educator, bandleader, saxophonist; born 07 May 1940 in Los Angeles, California, United States; founded the Underground Musicians Association (UMGA) with pianist Tapscott (1961); taught jazz workshops at the Malcolm X Center (1961-1963); recording debut on Tapscott album The Giant is Awakened (1969); played in Chico Hamilton's band (1974-1977); first recording as a bandleader, in The Grip and Metamorphosis (1977); received great acclaim with In the Tradition (1978); signed with Columbia records (1979); played and recorded both with In the Tradition (1980's); continued making recordings with artists like David Murray, the World Saxophone Quartet, James Newton, and Billy Hart among others (1990's))
- 1980-11-14: new
- 2015-04-18: revised