According to the Internet source given below, John Reid is a Canadian musician (saxophone, flute, clarinet, percussion and vocals) and composer. He is Prairie Regional Director of the Canadian Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta, and President of John Reid Music/John Reid Productions. He studied music at the University of Calgary. A leading figure in Canadian jazz circles, he is the founder and past chairman of the Calgary International Jazz Festival and founding secretary and past president of the Jazz Calgary Society. Reid has accompanied and played with many artists in his career including Diana Krall, Tom Jones, Della Reese, Rosemary Clooney, Rich Little, Gino Vanelli, Tommy Banks, Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Murphy, Brad Shigeta, Jamie Parker, Phil Nimmons and Misako Kano.