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Steve Grover Trio: Breath

Read "Breath" reviewed by Norman Weinstein

Drummer Steve Grover may or may not be a practicing Buddhist, but he plays drums with a lightness and clarity that my friends doing daily Buddhist meditation might well envy. The title cut on this engaging album is a strikingly original Grover composition where the trio members sound like they are breathing together with a kind of musical and spiritual unity rarely heard in studios or concert stages. Pianist Frank Carlberg, while sounding influenced at times by Keith Jarrett or ...

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Steve Grover Quartet Featuring Brad Terry: Remember

Read "Remember" reviewed by Dave Nathan

For his second album for Invisible Music, superb Maine-based drummer Steve Grover has gotten together long time collaborator, clarinetist Brad Terry for an appealing program of Grover compositions. Grover, winner of the 1995 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz/BMI Jazz Composers Competition, has been an adjunct professor of Music at the Bates, Bowdoin and Maine Universities as well as performer in demand in the Northeast. Brad Terry, an excellent contemporary clarinet virtuoso, is relatively unknown in the United States. While he ...

ALBUM REVIEW

The Steve Grover Quartet Featuring Brad Terry: Remember

Read "Remember" reviewed by Dave Nathan

For his second album for Invisible Music, superb Maine-based drummer Steve Grover has gotten together long time collaborator, clarinetist Brad Terry for an appealing program of Grover compositions. Grover, winner of the 1995 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz/BMI Jazz Composers Competition, has been an adjunct professor of Music at the Bates, Bowdoin and Maine Universities as well as performer in demand in the Northeast. Brad Terry, an excellent contemporary clarinet virtuoso, is relatively unknown in the United States. While he ...

ALBUM REVIEW

The Steve Grover Quartet with Brad Terry: Remember

Read "Remember" reviewed by Dave Nathan

For his second album for Invisible Music, superb Maine-based drummer Steve Grover has gotten together long time collaborator, clarinetist Brad Terry for an appealing program of Grover compositions. Grover, winner of the 1995 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz/BMI Jazz Composers Competition, has been an adjunct professor of Music at the Bates, Bowdoin and Maine Universities as well as performer in demand in the Northeast. Brad Terry, an excellent contemporary clarinet virtuoso, is relatively unknown in the United States. While he ...

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Steve Grover: Consideration

Read "Consideration" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Maine's independent Invisible Music Records label continues to bring to public attention, the artistry of musicians working and living in the New England area, with special emphasis on the State of Maine. Not only does the label feature artists who would not otherwise be heard, but they regularly open their recording studios to musicians who go beyond playing standards and offer newer music, including their compositions, for consideration. Consideration offers a musical agenda of 10 of drummer/leader Steve Grover originals. ...


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