Theodore Arthur

Theodore Arthur started his musical career on saxophone at age 16, playing in nightclubs in Mobile and Prichard. With the help of bass player Marshall York, Arthur was asked to play with the Junior Parker Band. Arthur accompanied Bobby Blue Bland, Aretha Franklin, and Johnny Taylor during the 1960’s. He moved back to Mobile and started a 14 member band.

Since 1980, he handles his own bookings and controls his own record label, Castanet Records. He also has his own publishing company, Prichard Music Co.