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17/12/1999 Saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. dies

Grover Washington Jr. is considered to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre. He collapsed while waiting in the green room after performing four songs for The Saturday Early Show. He was immediately taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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