Steve Grossman (saxophonist)

For other people named Steve or Steven Grossman, see Steven Grossman (disambiguation).
Steve Grossman

Steve Grossman playing in Tromsø, Norway
Background information
Born (1951-01-18)January 18, 1951
New York City, New York, United States
Genres Jazz, hard bop, bebop, cool jazz, modal, fusion, third stream
Occupation(s) Saxophonist, bandleader, composer
Instruments Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Years active 1960s-present
Labels Blue Note
Associated acts Elvin Jones, Miles Davis, Gene Perla, Don Alias

Steve Grossman (born January 18, 1951 in New York City) is an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonist.

Grossman was notably Wayne Shorter's replacement in Miles Davis' jazz-fusion band. Then, from 1971 to 1973, he was in Elvin Jones's band.

In the late 1970s, he was part of the Stone Alliance trio with Don Alias and Gene Perla. The group released four albums during this period, including one featuring Brazilian trumpeter Márcio Montarroyos. The albums also feature an array of other musicians. They went on to release three live reunion albums during the 2000s.[1]


As leader

As sideman

With Miles Davis

With Elvin Jones


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