A very religious person whose body of function demonstrates that, saxophonist Michael Stuart is definitely extremely influenced by John Coltrane, although he approaches music from an extremely personal direction. Blessed in Jamaica, saxophonist Michael Stuart transferred to Toronto in 1969. In 1977, Stuart joined up with the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine, a posture which he kept for two travels, until 1978. Jones’ record Remembrance features Stuart’s structure “Kalima.” In 1979, Stuart’s record Perseverance was nominated for the Juno Award, for Greatest Jazz Record of the entire year. Furthermore to Jones, Stuart provides played and documented with Jimmy McGriff, Sadik Hakim, Drew Gress, Junior Mance, Kenny Garrett, Kenny Wheeler, and Sam Streams.