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by Walter Atkins
Euge Groove Yoshi's Oakland, CA February 5, 2016 Eclectic saxophonist Euge Groove (Tower of Power, Tina Turner, Bonnie Raitt) and his fantastic group performed to a capacity house during Friday's second show at Yoshi's Oakland. EG's outstanding band included: Randy Jacobs guitar, Cornelius Mims bass, Chris Miskel drums, and Colin Clausen on keyboards. During the artist's warm introduction, Yoshi's proudly announced this fabled Jack London Square location had showcased live music in Oakland for 40 ...read more
by Brian Soergel
Euge Groove came out of nowhere in 1999 with “Romeo + Juliet,” a heavily downloaded song on MP3.com whose popularity led to his signing to Warner Bros. Groove had a long career as a sideman: he played on Expose’s hit single “Seasons Change” in the ‘80s and jammed with Richard Marx and Tower of Power. Now on his third CD, Groove finds his throaty tenor sax is firmly established on smooth jazz radio. It’s another winner for the artist, although ...read more