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Podcast: The Jam Session Radio Hour, February 4th, 2015

Feb 5, 2015

The Jam Session with special guest Bob Mover was recorded January 26, 2014 at Bay Burger restaurant in Sag Harbor New York. Bob (Robert) Mover (born March 22, 1952, BostonMassachusetts) is an alto, tenor and soprano jazz saxophonist and a vocalist. His father was a musician who played professionally including stints with the Charlie Spivak orchestra. He started playing the alto saxophone at age 13, studied with Phil Woods at a summer music camp, and took private lessons with Ira Sullivan. Mover has an explosive sound and style on the sax, directly influenced by Charlie ParkerLee Konitz, Ira Sullivan, Stan Getz, and Sonny Rollins. His improvisations are melodically based, with lyrical melodies interspersed with complex bebop type lines. His selection of repertoire is wide and varied, with an encyclopedic knowledge of both standard and unconventional broadway and movie musical tunes. He was joined by Bill Smith on Piano, Peter Martin Weiss on Upright Bass and Don Moffit on Drums.