Grover Washington Jr.


Discovery: The First Recordings

  • Release Date: 09 Sep 1998
  • PRCD-11020-2

In the year before Grover Washington, Jr. made his debut album as a leader (Inner City Blues), the 27-year-old saxophonist played on his very first commercial recording sessions as a sideman for Prestige Records, between September 17, 1970 and August 16, 1971. Despite being one of the most influential and widely imitated instrumentalists of modern times, Grover's consummate abilities as a jazz improviser were most often underestimated and overlooked for the smooth sounds on his major… MORE