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GROVER WASHINGTON JR


GROVER WASHINGTON Jr
 
Grover Washington, Jr. Mural at North Broad Street in Philadelphia. 2007 - Author Chris Woods


SUMMARY
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Album - "Mister Magic" 1974
 
Instruments: Sax
Music Styles: Blues, Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.groverwashingtonjr.com
 
Date Born: 12th December 1943
Location Born: Buffalo, New York, United States of America
 
Date Died: 17th December 1999
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart attack
Memorial: In December, 1999, while waiting in the green room after taping four songs at CBS Studios in New York City, Washington collapsed. He was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead
 
Summary: He grew up with the great jazzmen and big band leaders like Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson, and others like them.
 
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