Live at The Bijou

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Live At The Bijou
Live album by Grover Washington, Jr.
Released 1977
Recorded May 1977 at Bijou Cafe, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Jazz
Length 76:25
Label Kudu Records
Producer Creed Taylor
Grover Washington, Jr. chronology
A Secret Place
(1976)
Live At The Bijou
(1977)
Reed Seed
(1978)

Live At The Bijou is a 1977 live album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Recorded live in May 1977 at the Bijou Cafe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Released as a double album in late 1977, this album would chart number one on the Jazz albums chart and number four on the Soul album charts. This would be Grover's last album produced by Creed Taylor.

Track listing[edit]

  1. On The Cusp 6:15
  2. You Make Me Dance 5:41
  3. Lock It In The Pocket 6:50
  4. Days In Our Lives 7:44
  5. Mr Magic 12:24
  6. Summer Song 7:30
  7. Juffure 9:30
  8. Sausalito 9:51
  9. Funkfoot 8:31

Personnel[edit]

  • Grover Washington, Jr. - Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
  • John E. Blake Jr. - Electric Violin
  • Tyrone Brown - Bass
  • Leonard "Doc" Gibbs - Percussion
  • James "Sid" Simmons - Keyboards
  • Richard Lee Steacker - Guitar
  • Millard "Pete" Vinson - Drums
  • Leslie Burrs - Flute

Charts[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 11
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 4
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[2] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
R&B
1978 "Summer Song" 57

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Grover Washington, Jr.: Live At The Bijou > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Grover Washington, Jr. US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Grover Washington, Jr. US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-26.