Grover Washington, Jr.

Grover Washington, Jr.

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Just the Two of Us
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Mister Magic
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Soulful Strut
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Winelight
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Knucklehead

Albums

  • Breath of Heaven

    Sep 2016 • 12 songs

  • Soulful Strut

    Sep 2016 • 10 songs

  • The Essential Grover Washington, Jr.: The Columbia Years

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  • Grover Washington, Jr.
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    One of the most popular saxophonists of all time, Grover Washington, Jr. was long the pacesetter in his field. His roots were in R&B and soul-jazz organ combos, but he also fared very well on the infrequent occasions when he played straight-ahead jazz. A highly influential player, Washington pushed himself with the spontaneity and risk-taking of a masterful jazz musician. Grover Washington, Jr.'s, father also played saxophone and was his first influence. The younger son started playing music when he was ten, and within two years was working in clubs. He picked up experience ...
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