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Steven Eugene Grove, 27 November 1962, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA. Grove studied piano before taking saxophone studies while at high school. At the University of Miami, he gradually developed an interest in jazz. Gigging locally, he played in the All American College Band at Disney World, Orlando. Graduating in 1984, he played in local bands while on a masters degree course in music performance, then dropped out to play music full time. Adept on alto and tenor saxophones and clarinet, he played in Latin and pop bands, including Exposé. In Los Angeles in 1987, together with James Slater he wrote Hearts On Fire, recorded by Richard Elliot on Power Of Suggestion. Elliot was with Tower Of Power and when he went solo, Grove took his place in the band, appearing on 1991s Monster On A Leash. He also played in the band accompanying Huey Lewis And the News on their Small World tour. In 1990, he toured with Richard Marx and later with others,...