Grover Washington, Jr. ~ Grover Washington, Jr. (December 12, 1943 – December 17, 1999) was an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with George Benson, John Klemmer, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra, he is considered by many to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre. He wrote some of his material and later became an arranger and producer.
Jazz Eureka 2013 Free music and dance in Basin Spring Park on Friday at 7pm with the Fayetteville Jazz Collective. Free music in Basin Spring Park on Saturday from noon until 6pm. 12-1:30 Alan Gibson & First Line, 1:30-3pm Richard Brunton Quartet, 3-4:30 Walter Savage Trio, 4:30-6pm NSU Jazz Quintet Sunday at 1pm Missouri State Jazz Band. Jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra performs on Saturday at The Auditorium at 7:30pm.