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Steve Grossman


Although he began performing in fusion-oriented settings, Steve Grossman progressed into a fantastic hard bop tenor within the tradition of Sonny Rollins (although he developed his own sound). Grossman originally began on alto when he was eight, added soprano at 15, and tenor at 16. He began at the very top as Wayne Shorter’s alternative with Kilometers Davis, playing in his fusion group from past due 1969 as much as Sept 1970. Grossman was with Lonnie Liston Smith in 1971, spent a very important period (1971-1973) within Elvin Jones’ group, and in the middle-’70s was with Gene Perla’s Rock Alliance. Steve Grossman offers mainly led his personal bands since, recording like a innovator for such brands as P.M., Owl, Crimson, and Dreyfus.

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Full Name Steve Grossman
Died June 23, 1991
Profession Politician, Businessperson
Education Harvard Business School, Princeton University
Nationality American
Music Songs Body and Soul, Zulu Stomp, My Ship, Mr. Sandman, Why Don't I, Ceora, Inmate Man, Katonah, Like Someone in Love, Take the Coltrane, Speak Low, Taurus People, Impressions, Take the "D" Train, Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise, 415 Central Park West, Star Eyes, Cherokee, Time to Smile, Soultrane, Over the Rainbow, Let's Monk, Blues Walk, The Sixth Sense, Lady Bird, Haresah, In A Sentimental Mood, I'm Confessin', I'll Keep Loving You, Inner Circle, Circus, Till There Was You
Albums Some Shapes to Come, In New York, Love Is The Thing, Born At The Same Time, Way Out East Vol.1, Live at Café Praga, Johnny Griffin & Steve Grossman Quintet, Bouncing With Mr. A.T., My Second Prime, Way Out East, Volume 2, Take the "D" Train, Way Out East Vol.2, Reflections, Take the "D" Train (feat. Alvin Queen, Michael Weiss & Pierre Michelot), Do it (feat. Barry Harris, Arthur Taylor & Reggie Johnson), One Who Sees All Things, Synergy, Time to Smile (feat. Elvin Jones, Tom Harrell, Willy Pickens & Cecil McBee), Steve Grossman With Michel Petrucciani, In New York (feat. McCoy Tyner, Avery Sharp & Art Taylor), Bouncing with Mr. A.T. (feat. Art Taylor & Tyler Mitchell) [Live], 3 Original Album Classics, Do It, I'm Confessin' (feat. Harold Land), Take the D Train

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