Sue Orfield has been playing the tenor saxophone for over 30 years. She currently lives in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and freelances there in the blues, jazz, rock, and original music scene. She moved to Eau Claire in 2004 from Seattle, Washington, where she was voted "best horn" by the Washington Blues Society in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.
Sue is currently playing (either regularly or not!) with Rada Dada, The Lucy Creek Blues Band, Catya's Trio, Code Blue, The Catfish Walker Band, Deep Water Reunion, The Flarecatz, Willie Walker and the Butanes, The Icons, The Roxxy Hall Band, and many more. She also fronts her own group called The Sue Orfield Band (SOB) which features many of her own compositions. Sue has shared the stage with some musical greats over the years, a few of them being Jo Dee Messina, the Indigo Girls, Bo Diddley, Ann Wilson of Heart, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry,and Bobby McFerrin.
Sue's artistry, individuality, and powerful presence on stage make her one of the midwest's favorite saxophone players.
Sue has also recorded with artists all over the united states, on at least 40 albums nationwide.