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Grover Washington, Jr. - Mister Magic flac album Performer: Grover Washington, Jr.
Title: Mister Magic
Style: Jazz-Funk
Country: US
MP3 album: 1299 mb
FLAC album: 1308 mb
Rating: 4.4
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Genre: Jazz

Mister Magic is the fourth album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington J. released in February 1975. The album topped both the soul and jazz albums chart and peaked at number ten on the pop chart.

Overall, Mister Magic is a magic moment in the Grover Washington, Jr. discography that has stood the test of time.

Complete your Grover Washington, Jr. collection.

This is one of Grover Washington, J. s best-loved recordings and considered a classic of r&bish jazz. All four songs (which includes Billy Strayhorn's "Passion Flower") are quite enjoyable but it is "Mister Magic" that really caught on as a major hit. Bob James provided the colorful if somewhat commercial arrangements, there are spots for guitarist Eric Gale, and Washington (mostly on tenor and soprano) is heard in particularly creative form.

This 1975 release is a masterpiece of soul jazz, with keyboardist Bob James providing the arrangements for Grover Washington's emotive saxophones  . This was delivered quickly and brings back one of the most popular of Grover Washington "Me Magic". Brings back memories that every neighborhood band practiced this famous piece.

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Grover Washington Jr. Released February 7, 1975. Mister Magic Tracklist. 1. Earth Tones Lyrics. 2. Passion Flower Lyrics. 3. Mister Magic Lyrics. 4. Black Frost Lyrics. Producers Creed Taylor. Writers Grover Washington Jr. Bass Gary King & Phil Upchurch. More Grover Washington Jr. albums. Show all albums by Grover Washington Jr.

Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic, 1974. Grover Washington, Jr. Earth Tones, 12:23. Passion Flower, 05:36.

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1 Earth Tones
Bass – Phil Upchurch
2 Passion Flower 5:34
3 Mister Magic 9:11
4 Black Frost 6:07

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  • Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey


  • Arranged By, Conductor, Piano, Piano [Electric] – Bob James
  • Baritone Saxophone – Phil Bodner
  • Bass – Gary King (tracks: A2 to A4)
  • Bass Trombone – Tony Studd
  • Cello – Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken
  • Drums – Harvey Mason
  • Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Guitar – Eric Gale
  • Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
  • Producer – Creed Taylor
  • Tenor Saxophone – Jerry Dodgion
  • Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Grover Washington, Jr.
  • Trombone – Wayne Andre
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm
  • Viola – Al Brown*, Manny Vardi*
  • Violin – David Nadien, Harold Kohon, Harry Glickman, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman


Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, November 1974
Original Kudu version

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KU 20 Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic ‎(LP, Album) Kudu KU 20 US 1975
KU 20 Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic ‎(CD, Album) Kudu KU 20 South Africa 1995
M5 175 LC Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic ‎(Cass) Motown M5 175 LC US 1992
KU-20 Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic ‎(LP, Album) Kudu KU-20 Canada 1975
M 175 Grover Washington Jr.* Mister Magic ‎(LP, Album, RE) Motown M 175 Canada 1981