Houston Person is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is most experienced in and best known for his work in soul jazz. Person is also known for his distinctive sassy sound and his expressive style of playing.
He received the Eubie Blake Jazz Award in 1982. There are more than 75 albums recorded by Houston Person as a bandleader, on Prestige and has most recently been recording on HighNote.