Blake Lyman is a saxophonist, composer, and performer. He is best known for his work leading the Blake Lyman Quintet and Blake Lyman Trio, dynamic groups whose music is featured on the critically acclaimed albums Eponymous (PJCE Records, 2013) and Anthology, For Now (2012), respectively.
Originally from Sacramento, California, Lyman has performed worldwide at such venues as Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, the Monterey Jazz Festival, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. While a resident of Chicago, London, and Los Angeles, Blake shared the stage with a wide array of talented and notable musicians.
Currently based in Portland, Oregon, Blake leads multiple groups in performing original music throughout the Pacific Northwest.
He is a graduate of the University of Chicago (AB Economics), the California Institute of the Arts (MFA Music), and an alumnus of the London School of Economics.