Reed Seed

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Reed Seed
Studio album by Grover Washington, Jr.
Released 1978
Recorded 1978
Ridge Sound Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Jazz
Length 39:41
Label Motown Records
Producer Grover Washington, Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr. chronology
Live At The Bijou
(1977)
Reed Seed
(1978)
Paradise
(1979)

Reed Seed is a 1978 album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr. released on the Motown label.

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Do Dat" (John E. Blake Jr., Leonard "Doc" Gibbs, Jr.) — 4:27
  2. "Step'n' Thru" (Richard Lee Steacker) — 6:15
  3. "Reed Seed (Trio Tune)" (Grover Washington, Jr.) — 4:54
  4. "Maracas Beach" (James "Sid" Simmons) — 4:48
  5. "Santa Cruzin" (John E. Blake Jr., Tyrone Brown, Leonard "Doc" Gibbs, Jr., James "Sid" Simmons, Richard Lee Steacker, Millard "Pete" Vinson, Grover Washington, Jr.) — 6:54
  6. "Just the Way You Are" (Billy Joel) — 4:46
  7. "Loran's Dance" (Grover Washington, Jr.) — 7:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Grover Washington, Jr. - soprano, tenor, & baritone saxophones, flute
  • John E. Blake Jr. - electric violin, synthesizer, piano
  • Tyrone Brown - acoustic & electric bass
  • Leonard "Doc" Gibbs - percussion
  • James "Sid" Simmons - acoustic & electric piano, clavinet
  • Richard Lee Steacker - electric guitar
  • Millard "Pete" Vinson - drums
  • Jeanine Otis, John Blake, Jr., Leonard Gibbs, Jr., Lita Boggs, Richard L. Steacker, Rita Boggs - background vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 35
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 7
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[2] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
R&B
1979 "Do Dat" 79

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Grover Washington, Jr.: Reed Seed > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 26 August 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.