Alto Reed's new Album "Legacy" to be released in Spring 2017 is a collection of milestone songs from his incredible musical journey; starting with the Iconic Anthem "Turn The Page" featuring Alto's classic signature opening sax notes he penned on his very first contribution to legendary singer songwriter, Bob Seger. 2 short weeks after joining the band...

The remaining songs are more milestones along the journey which represent significant turning points throughout the years that Alto has performed both on multi platinum albums and in front of Millions of Bob Seger Silver Bullet Band Fans. The album also features songs from his "Legenday Stars of Rock" shows which always features a rotating door of other all star musicians.


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by Alto Reed

"Legacy" is a collection of some of the most significant and iconic songs from my musical journey....beginning with joining Bob Seger many moons ago (Turn The Page), the formation of the Silver Bullet Band (Beautiful Loser), the song that helped launch Tom Cruise's career into the Stratospher (Old Time Rock & Roll), out first Grammy and "Forest Gump" classic cross country "Running" scene (Against The Wind), the song that helped rescue Chevy Truck, saving thousands of workers jobs (Like A Rock), my favorite song off my first album (Change The World), my buddy Dave Mason's first major hit song, at the age of 18 (Feelin' Alright), my favorite show finale (Gimme' Some Lovin'), a couple of Blues songs first performed by me and one of the Great "Bluesmans" of our time, my late friend, Steve Thorpe (Tore Down & Someday You Will Be Sorry) written Louis Armstrong, a classic powerhouse number (Detroit Diesel), and last but not least, the song penned for me by "It's 5 0clock Somewhere" and fellow Silver Bullet musician & producer Jim "Moose" Brown that signaled the final song and finishing touch to my album (I'm Home).....which expresses my deepest joy and purpose for having been blessed with my love and passion for being on that stage, in front of the fans, with a "Loaded" firearm....a Saxophone..............


Alto Reed

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About alto

Alto Reed (born in Detroit, Michigan) is the long-time saxophonist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. His most recognizable performances include the soulful introduction to “Turn the Page” and the saxophone solo in “Old Time Rock and Roll”. Alto has also done the soundtracks for two of Jeff Daniels films and has performed with many bands and music artists; Ormandy (early mid-Michigan band), Foghat, Grand Funk, Little Feat, Otis Rush, Alan Anthony, Enchantment, Jamie Oldaker, George Terry, Dave Mason, Spencer Davis, Tico Torres, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, The Blues Brothers, The Ventures and most recently in Romania with the Super Star band Holograf.

Having been to a “Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” once already with Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band in 2004, Alto met and performed with “Rock & Roll’s Greatest Guitar Band” The Ventures in 2008 and found himself once again at the Waldorf Astoria when The Ventures invited him to perform with them on one of TV’s Greatest Theme Songs, “Hawaii 50”, for their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Alto and his band The Blues Entourage performed at the 2009 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival which is one of the largest Jazz and Blues Festivals in the world. The members of the band are Eric Clapton guitarist and co-writer George Terry, veteran bluesman Steve Thorpe on vocals and guitar, Grammy Award winning keyboardist and producer Ron Taylor, Nathan Thorpe on bass and Alex Petrosky on drums.