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Euge Groove

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Euge Groove -- a pseudonym for saxophone journeyman Steve Grove -- began playing piano in the second grade and turned to the saxophone at the age of nine or ten. His teacher gave him a classical education on the instrument, which he continued at the University of Miami's School of Music, where he became interested in jazz. Upon graduation, he initially remained in Miami doing sessions and playing in bands such as Expose, where he can be heard on the group's 1987 number one single "Seasons Change." He then moved to Los Angeles and joined Tower of Power, remaining with the group for about four years. Following this experience, he freelanced, doing sessions and working in backup bands, his clients included Joe Cocker, Eurythmics, the Gap Band, Huey Lewis & the News, Elton John, Bonnie Raitt, Aaron Neville, Eros Ramazotti, and Richard Marx. His saxophone appeared on Marx's Top 20 pop and number one AC hit "Keep Coming Back" in 1991. At the end of the '90s, Grove developed the persona of Euge Groove, a corruption of his real name, and recorded a demo that attracted the attention of various labels. This demo soon landed him with Warner Bros. Euge Groove, his debut album, was released in May 2000. At the time, the saxophonist was touring in Tina Turner's backup band. He followed up with 2002's Play Date, featuring the singles "Slam Dunk" and "Rewind." In 2004, Grove moved to Narada for the '70s pop-soul-inflected Livin' Large. Grove stuck with the '70s vibe for 2005's Just Feels Right, and then incorporated a more gospel approach for 2007's Born 2 Groove. He moved to Shanachie for 2009's Sunday Morning. In 2011, Grove returned with his seventh studio effort, the fittingly titled Seven Large on Shanachie, with two more releases following for the label, 2012's House of Groove and 2014's Got 2 B Groovin. In 2016, he delivered Still Euge, featuring guest appearances from Chuck Loeb, Peter White, and others. ~ William Ruhlmann
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Stations Featuring
Euge Groove

    Smooth Jazz

    Smooth Jazz
    25 songs

    New Smooth Jazz

    New Smooth Jazz
    25 songs

    Jazz Mix

    Jazz Mix
    3 songs

    Smooth Vocals

    Smooth Vocals
    2 songs

Albums by
Euge Groove

Top Songs by
Euge Groove

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Sneak a Peek
  3.   Livin' Large
  4.   Chillaxin
  5.   A Summer Night's Dream
  6.   Forever and a Day
  7.   Love, Passion and Joy
  8.   Get Ready
  9.   Homie Grown
  10.   S7ven Large
  11.   The Funky Bunch
  12.   Mr. Groove
  13.   All for You
  14.   Miss Bane
  15.   Faithful Central
  16.   Slow Jam
  17.   House of Groove
  18.   Born 2 Groove
  19.   Say My Name
  20.   Groovin' Up Hip Street
  21.   In Love with You
  22.   Religify
  23.   Got 2 Be Groovin'
  24.   Rain Down on Me
  25.   Old Edu (Old School)
  26.   Romeo & Juliet
  27.   Still Euge
  28.   Sunday Morning
  29.   Get 'Em Goin'
  30.   Vinyl
  31.   Wildflower
  32.   Love Me
  33.   Fellowship Hall
  34.   Yes
  35.   Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Again)
  36.   Much Love
  37.   Tango in Tio
  38.   Baby If You Only Know (What I Could Do) by Jeffrey Osborne
  39.   Too Cool
  40.   Slam Dunk
  41.   Indian Summer
  42.   Lampin' It
  43.   Movin' On
  44.   Geez Spot
  45.   Cabolicious
  46.   Playdate
  47.   Tenderhearted Lover
  48.   As You Like It
  49.   I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know by Ali-Ollie Woodson
  50.   From the Top
  51.   Give Into Me
  52.   Let's Chill
  53.   Another Perfect Moment
  54.   Twelfth Night
  55.   It's Only Rain by Chioma
  56.   Never Met a Woman (Like You) by Jeffrey Osborne
  57.   God Bless You by Kate Miner Moebel
  58.   Knock! Knock! Who's There?
  59.   Track 01
  60.   To the Nines
  61.   Prayer 4 Peace
  62.   Gimme 6
  63.   Days of Soul
  64.   Café del Soul
  65.   Cantstopdafunk (Straight Up Reprise)
  66.   Just Feels Right
  67.   This Must Be for Real
  68.   Straight Up
  69.   Gonnatakeuhigher
  70.   Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)
  71.   The Gift
  72.   Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
  73.   Belle Maria
  74.   Rewind
  75.   Another Sad Love Song
  76.   Truly Emotional
  77.   Lay It Down
  78.   Summer Stroll
  79.   The Last Song
  80.   Flower
  81.   Gimmealilclick
  82.   Hide and Seek
  83.   And I Thank You (Mom and Dad)
  84.   Welcome to the Journey
  85.   Ten 2 Two
  86.   Ballerina Girl
  87.   12:08 AM
  88.   Silhouette
  89.   XXL
  90.   With You I'd Believe
  91.   Talk to Me
  92.   Tenderly
  93.   Coffee and a Kiss
  94.   Babylon
  95.   Push It Forward
  96.   Gonna B Alright
  97.   Love Won't Let Me Wait
  98.   Take You Higher
  99.   On Your Knees
  100.   Let's Get It On
  101.   The Gospel Truth
  102.   Hey Hey Lil' Lilah Belle

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