Be sure to wish Kenneth Whalum III a very Happy Birthday today! The Memphis native has toured and recorded with countless artists from Jay-Z to Al Green and his longtime collaborator Maxwell. He’s won Grammys, comes from a dynasty of musicians, has had platinum-selling records, he’s been written up for his sense of style in the Washington Post, but most of all he is an incredible artist and a nice guy to boot.


Check out some of our favorite media from saxophonist and producer Kenneth Whalum below:

To Those Who Believe (2010)

Maxwell’s BLACKsummers’night

Jay-Z’s “Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)…

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