Archive for November 18th, 2017

Euge Groove – Groove On

They belong to the elite circle of best entertainers in the field of smooth jazz. At larger festivals, they are among the first cast. Saxophonist Euge Groove is one of these acts on top of the game.

On his new album Groove On Euge performs soprano and tenor saxophone, Wurlitzer piano, Fender Rhodes and Hammond B3. He is accompanied on selected tracks by Tracy Carter (piano, Fender Rhodes), Jubu Smith (guitars), Cornelius Mims (bass), Trevor Lawrence Jr., Dan Needham (drums), Lenny Castro (percussion), Tim Heinz (Hammond B3), Philipp Saisse (string arrangement), Austin Creek (string programming), Peter White (guitar), Lindsey Webster (vocals).

A sonnet is a poem in a specific form which originated in Italy. The term sonnet is derived from the Italian word “sonetto”. On Sonnet Xl Euge performs a soprano sax with dreamlike security although it’s tricky to ensure a perfect intonation. The pitch conveys the impression of smallness, which explains the title.

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