Rod Tate / Bio

Rod Tate is a smooth/contemporary jazz and R&B saxophonist/songwriter, based out of his hometown, St. Louis, MO.
Rod is a full time musician that performs as :
* Rod Tate (Solo Act)
* 2 Smooth (Duo w/Gregg "Happy Guitar" Haynes)
* Tatejazz (Trio that feat. Sax, Keyboards & Drums)
* Rod Tate & Full Circle (5 piece band feat. Sax, 2 Keyboardist, Bass & Drums)

As a performer he has opened for contemporary jazz group Spyra Gyra, Pieces of A Dream, Chuck Loeb, Bob Baldwin, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Ramsey Lewis, Legendary Poet Sonia Sanchez and Lonnie Liston Smith. He has opened for Gospel artist Richard Smallwood and Gospel jazz keyboardist Ben Tankard, comedian /actor Tommy Davidson, Tavis Smiley, as well as, Hall of famer, Ozzie Smith.

Rod has appeared on B.E.T.'s segment of Jazz Discoveries. He has appeared on St. Louis' Fox(Channel 2) morning show. He has appeared on St. Louis' Show Me St. Louis on KSDK(Channel 5).

Rod's music can be heard or has been heard on The Weather Channel, Music Choice, DMX Music and many radio stations across the world.

Rod's latest 2010 CD, PEACE is now available online at :
www.rodtate.com (payments made via PAYPAL)
ITUNES (direct link) http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/peace/id405380858

Mail Order Available ! For more info. email :

PLEASE CONSIDER BOOKING ROD FOR YOUR NEXT Corporate Event, Wedding Reception, Banquet, Church Event, Church Service, Birthday Party, Private Events, etc.

Performing Smooth/Contemporary Jazz, R&B Cover Songs(1970's-Present), Gospel Jazz/Praise & Worship, Original Songs

Booking Info.
11220 W. Florissant Suite #204/St. Louis, MO 63033
1-800-484-6604 ext.5643
Email : tatejazz@juno.com

General Info

Band Members
Alfred Barnes-Drums, John King-Bass, Brenda Foster-Keys, Garrick Summers-Keys
Artist Name
Rod Tate
Profile Page
Jazz / Smooth Jazz / R&B

Contact Info

St. Louis, MO