Grover Washington Jr.

Grover Washington Jr.
1943 - 1999

Grover Washington Jr.  American Saxophone


Grover Washington, Jr. (December 12, 1943 – December 17, 1999) was an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with Wes Montgomery, George Shearing, George Benson, John Klemmer, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Dave Grusin, Herb Alp...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship32 yrs, 11 mths
Shortest Relationship32 yrs, 11 mths
Average Relationship Length16 yrs, 5 mths
First Name Grover
Last Name Washington Jr
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th December, 1943
Birthplace Buffalo, New York
Died 17th December, 1999
Place of Death St. Luke`s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at about 7:30 p.m., NY
Cause of Death Massive Heat Attack
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, saxophonist, singer-songwriter
Occupation Saxophone
Claim to Fame Recording Mr. Magic
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Soul, R&B, Jazz-funk, Soul-jazz, Smooth jazz
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1971–1999
Music Style Soul Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Quiet Storm, R&B, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Intimate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sentimental, Romantic, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Alto)
Instrument (text) Vocals, saxophone, Vocals; Alto, tenor, and soprano saxophones
Record Label Kudu, Motown, Elektra, Columbia
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