Archive for May 23rd, 2011

Euge Groove – S7ven Large

What makes a great musician? May be that Euge Groove already has recorded his seventh album, but foremost his glooming relationship to the audience. When he performs, he is the vivid center of action. He is the hero of party and fun. A real master of entertainment. No wonder that diva Tina Turner chose him as her sax player during her tour in 2008.

After Sunday Morning S7ven Large is Euge’s second album for Shanachie Entertainment. “The number seven is a very powerful and significant number. God rested on the seventh day, there are seven wonders of the ancient world, seven celestial bodies visible to the naked eye, and many other miraculous instances of the number seven throughout history. On my 7th, I’m hoping that listeners will hear the evolution and growth in my music,” says Euge.

Euge assembled the finest artists of smooth jazz on his new album: Trevor Lawrence and Dan Needham (drums), Tracy Carter (piano, Fender Rhodes), Cornelius Mims (bass), John Jubu Smith and Ross Bolton (guitar), Lee Thornburg (trombone, trumpet) and as special guests Paul Brown, Rick Braun, Peter White, Jeff Golub and Gregg Karukas.

Euge admits that it’s easier to record an album then to name it. Somehow he is joking around, when he calls the starting track Track 1. When you believe, that Najee or Kenny G can blow the most affectionate soprano sax then listen to Euge’s interpretation.

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