Claude Lakey Woodwinds


J. Boykin

"Bright and edgy tone quality... lightning fast response. Altissimo notes have never felt so effortless."


Millennial Saxophonist J. Boykin, affectionately known as the "Sax Sensation” has played with and opened for Frankie Beverly & Maze and Ledisi, John Legend, Take 6, Koinonia, Kirk Whalum, Doc Powell & Brian Culbertson.

J. has appeared on Fox Televisions “Glee” and J.'s "Happy" video was spotlighted when Oprah interviewed Pharrell on Oprah Prime. J. Boykin is also the Founder and Co‐Owner of JBMG Artist Management LLC.

- Harpo Studios featured "Happy" Sax on Oprah Prime 2014
- Cast musician on the award winning Fox series “Glee” Fall 2010

- 2014 Taste of Soul Performer (Gospel Stage) Opening act for “Frankie Beverly and Maze and Ledisi” November 2013
- Opening act for “John Legend” Pomona, CA October 2010

J. Boykin Uses

Apollo Alto Ebonite

Original Soprano



"It had been difficult to find the right sound that would distinguish me from others until I started using a Claude Lakey. It also has a contemporary, unique look that compliments my style."