Boyce Griffith is a tenor saxophonist from Tallahassee, Florida. Boyce currently lives and performs in New York City.
Background and Training
Boyce was born, raised, and trained in the southern United States, in the beautiful town of Tallahassee, Florida. At age ten, Boyce began his musical journey by using his ear to figure out how to play the blues on the guitar, imitating such artists as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and B.B. King. Around age twelve, he began playing the saxophone and receiving formal musical training, including how to read music, how to write music, and how to appropriately play in ensembles of all sizes. Boyce's training further solidified under the tutelage of great mentors of multiple genres. In the realm of classical music, Boyce has studied with members of the German-based Rascher Saxophone Quartet, along with renowned saxophonists Martin Wilkes and Patrick Meighan. In the realm of jazz music, Boyce has trained with artists such as Marcus Roberts, Gregg Field, John Clayton, Stephen Riley, Rodney Jordan, Bill Kennedy, Leon Anderson, and many more.