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Grover Washington Jr. (1943–1999)

One of my favorite jazz musicians, Grover Washington Jr. was one of the first to embrace the jazz-funk style. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was given his first saxophone lesson by his father. In the early 1960s he moved to Philadelphia. His most successful album was "Winelight". Released in June 1980, it featured lead vocals by Bill Withers on the... See full bio »

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 1983 Bill Cosby: Himself (Documentary) (composer: song "Just the Slew of Us")
 1982 Cassie & Co. (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- A Ring Ain't Always a Circle (1982) ... (composer: title theme)
- Lover Come Back (1982) ... (composer: title theme)
- One Less Vote (1982) ... (composer: title theme)
- Fade Out (1982) ... (composer: title theme)
- There Went the Bride (1982) ... (composer: title theme)
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He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA for more than 30 years and was in New York City taping four songs for a TV show when he died.

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