Art Manchester is a woodwind player/ composer, who lives in the Newport, RI area. He has had much experience playing in a variety of musical genres: jazz - combo and big band, rock - cover and original, latin, blues/soul, and even some light classical. He has played mainly in the New England area, but has backed up national talents such as Leon Redbone, Martha Reeves, 'Little' Anthony, James Montgomery and Paul Geremia. All along he has been writing his own music that reflects his diverse musical influences. 'Little Lights' has been his opportunity to to express his musical soul.