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Grover Washington, Jr.

Band, 1971-1999 US
Jazz and R&B/Soul

Grover Washington, Jr. (December 12, 1943 – December 17, 1999) was an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with George Benson, John Klemmer, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Dave Grusin, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra, he is considered by many to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre.[citation needed]He wrote some of his material and later became an arranger and producer.Washington had a preference for black nickel-plated saxophones made by Julius Keilwerth. These included a SX90R alto and SX90R tenor. He also played Selmer Mark VI alto in the early years.

        
Members
PortraitJohn Blake
vn, eb 1947-2014 US
PortraitTyrone Brown
eb, b *1940 US
PortraitRichard Steacker
g, eg
Leslie Burrs
fl US
Millard Vinson
dr US
PortraitJames Simmons
p, ep US
Popular Tracks   
Just the Two of Us (feat. Bill Withers) on Anthology by Grover Washington, Jr.
Just the Two of Us on Winelight by Grover Washington, Jr.
Mister Magic on Mister Magic by Grover Washington, Jr.
Winelight on Winelight by Grover Washington, Jr.
Knucklehead on Feels So Good by Grover Washington, Jr.
Let It Flow (For "DR. J") on Winelight by Grover Washington, Jr.
In the Name of Love on Winelight by Grover Washington, Jr.
Make Me a Memory on Winelight by Grover Washington, Jr.
Jamming on Come Morning by Grover Washington, Jr.
Loran's Dance on Reed Seed by Grover Washington, Jr.

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Definitive CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.2016Compil.
All My Tomorrows / Soulful Strut / Breath Of HeavenGrover Washington, Jr.2014Compil.
Strawberry Moon * Then And Now * Time Out Of MindGrover Washington, Jr.2012Compil.
The Complete Columbia Albums CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.2011Album
Plays The HitsGrover Washington, Jr.2010Compil.
Grover LiveGrover Washington, Jr.2010Album
Just The Two Of Us & Other HitsGrover Washington, Jr.2007Compil.
GoldGrover Washington, Jr.2006Compil.
Jazz Moods - CoolGrover Washington, Jr.2004Compil.
Standing Room OnlyRay Charles, Smokey Robinson, Grover Washington, Jr.2003Album
Movido / PeacemasterMovido / Grover Washington, Jr.2003Album
Feels So Good / A Secret PlaceGrover Washington, Jr.2003Compil.
The Essential CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.2002Compil.
Love SongsGrover Washington, Jr.2001Compil.
Часть IGrover Washington, Jr.2001Compil.
Discovery - The First RecordingsGrover Washington, Jr.2001Compil.
Knucklehead / HydraGrover Washington, Jr.2001Album
Standing Room OnlyGrover Washington, Jr.2001Album
AriaGrover Washington, Jr.2000Album
The Best Of Grover Washington, Jr.Grover Washington, Jr.2000Compil.
Jazz at the Kennedy Center Series SamplerBilly Taylor, Grover Washington, Jr.1999Album
Prime Cuts: The Columbia Years 1987-1999Grover Washington, Jr.1999Compil.
Ultimate CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.1999Compil.
Breath Of Heaven - A Holiday CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.1997Album
The Best OfGrover Washington, Jr.1997Compil.
Breath Of Heaven - A Holiday CollectionGrover Washington, Jr.1997Album
The Hollywood Sound: John Williams Conducts The Academy Awards' Best ScoresJohn Williams, The London Symphony Orchestra1997Album
Can You Stop The RainGrover Washington, Jr.1996Single
The Best Of Grover Washington, Jr.Grover Washington, Jr.1996Compil.
Soulful StrutGrover Washington, Jr.1996Album
Live At The BijouGrover Washington, Jr.1995Album
Tribute To Lee MorganEddie Henderson, Billy Higgins, Joe Lovano, Cedar Walton, Peter Washington, Grover Washington, Jr.1995Album
Tonight Is The NightLarry Coryell, Peabo Bryson & Grover Washington, Jr.1995Single
DragonflyGerry Mulligan Quartet With Special Guests Dave Grusin . Dave Samuels . John Scofield . Warren Vaché . Grover Washington, Jr.1995Album
All My TomorrowsGrover Washington, Jr.1994Album
6th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 1Grover Washington, Jr.1993Album
The Best Of Grover Washington Jr.Grover Washington, Jr.1993Compil.
Next ExitGrover Washington, Jr.1992Album
Mr. Magic / The PathGrover Washington, Jr. / Ralph MacDonald1991Album
Programmed For Love / Caught Up In The RaptureDunn Pearson Jr. Featuring Grover Washington, Jr.1990Album
Sacred Kind Of LoveGrover Washington, Jr., Phyllis Hyman1990Single
Just The Two Of UsGrover Washington, Jr.1989Single
JamaicaGrover Washington, Jr.1989Single
Time Out Of MindGrover Washington, Jr.1989Album
Then And NowGrover Washington, Jr.1988Album
French Connection, In A Sentimental Mood, Stella By Starlight & Blues For D.P.Grover Washington, Jr.1988Single
Then And NowGrover Washington, Jr.1988Album
Strawberry MoonGrover Washington, Jr.1987Album
The Look Of Love / Shivaree RideGrover Washington, Jr.1987Single
Summer NightsGrover Washington, Jr.1987Single
A House Full Of Love - Music From The Bill Cosby ShowStu Gardner Presents A House Full Of Love Featuring Grover Washington, Jr.1986Album
A Secret Place / All The King's HorsesGrover Washington, Jr.1986Compil.
Mister Magic / Feels So GoodGrover Washington, Jr.1986Compil.
At His BestGrover Washington, Jr.1985Compil.
TogetheringKenny Burrell & Grover Washington, Jr.1985Album
Anthology Of Grover Washington Jr.Grover Washington, Jr.1985Compil.
When I Look At YouGrover Washington, Jr.1984Single
Inside MovesGrover Washington, Jr.1984Album
Inside MovesGrover Washington, Jr.1984Album
Greatest PerformancesGrover Washington, Jr.1983Compil.
Side StarGrover Washington, Jr.1983Album
Brazilian MemoriesGrover Washington, Jr.1982Album
Lo mejor esta por venirGrover Washington, Jr.1982Single
The Best Is Yet To ComeGrover Washington, Jr.1982Album
The Best Is Yet To ComeGrover Washington, Jr. / Patti LaBelle1982Single
In ConcertGrover Washington, Jr.1982Album
Come MorningGrover Washington, Jr.1981Album
Be Mine (Tonight)Grover Washington, Jr.1981Single
Jammin'Grover Washington, Jr.1981Single
Just The Two Of Us (Solo Nosotros Dos) / In The Name Of LoveGrover Washington, Jr. and [Lead Singer] Bill Withers1981Single
JammingGrover Washington, Jr.1981Single
Just The Two Of UsGrover Washington, Jr. and [Lead Singer] Bill Withers1981Single
AnthologyGrover Washington, Jr.1981Compil.
Snake EyesGrover Washington, Jr.1980Single
BaddestGrover Washington, Jr.1980Compil.
WinelightGrover Washington, Jr.1980Album
Mr. Magic / SausalitoGrover Washington, Jr.1980Album
Skylarkin'Grover Washington, Jr.1980Album
Just The Two Of Us / Love Has Come AroundGrover Washington, Jr. / Donald Byrd1980Album
WinelightGrover Washington, Jr.1980Single
Let It Flow (For "Dr. J")Grover Washington, Jr.1980Album
ParadiseGrover Washington, Jr.1979Album
Just The Way You Are / Loran's DanceGrover Washington, Jr.1979Single
Tell Me About It NowGrover Washington, Jr.1979Single
Reed SeedGrover Washington, Jr.1978Album
Do Dat / Reed Seed (Trio Tune)Grover Washington, Jr.1978Single
Summer Song / JuffureGrover Washington, Jr.1977Single
Live At The BijouGrover Washington, Jr.1977Album
A Secret PlaceGrover Washington, Jr.1977Single
Señor BluesUrbie Green With Grover Washington, Jr. & Dave Matthews' Big Band1977Album
It Feels So Good (Part 1)Grover Washington, Jr.1976Single
KnuckleheadGrover Washington, Jr.1976Single
A Secret PlaceGrover Washington, Jr.1976Album
Mr. MagicGrover Washington, Jr.1975Single
Mister MagicGrover Washington, Jr.1975Album
Feels So GoodGrover Washington, Jr.1975Album
Mister MagicGrover Washington, Jr.1975Single
Soul BoxGrover Washington, Jr.1973Album
MasterpieceGrover Washington, Jr.1973Single
Soul Box Vol. 1Grover Washington, Jr.1973Album
Soul Box Vol. 2Grover Washington, Jr.1973Album
No Tears In The End / Body And Soul (Montage)Grover Washington, Jr.1972Single
Where Is The Love (Part I) / Where Is The Love (Part II)Grover Washington, Jr.1972Single
Mercy Mercy MeGrover Washington, Jr.1972Single
All The King's HorsesGrover Washington, Jr.1972Album
Inner City Blues / Ain't No SunshineGrover Washington, Jr.1971Single
Inner City BluesGrover Washington, Jr.1971Album
Inner City BluesGrover Washington, Jr.1971Album
Just The Two Of Us / (Just) Tell Me Pretty LiesGrover Washington, Jr. / Lee RitenourSingle
Angela / AubreyBob James / Grover Washington, Jr.Single
In ConcertGrover Washington, Jr.Album
Turn This Mutha Out / Mister MagicIdris Muhammad / Grover Washington, Jr.Album
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