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             Club Shot                                              Composition at Desk
             Photo by Joe Harrington                        Photo by Emily Weir
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                       Rick Nelson Composing


           Head Shot                                                Head Shot B+W
           Photo by Emily Weir                               Photo by Emily Weir
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                                          Horizontal with Guitar
                                          Photo by Emily Weir
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Upcoming Shows


“Our Big Band” - Music of Steve Grover, arr. by Nelson and several others.

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SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101

Join OURBIGBAND, pianist Frank Carlberg, and a who’s who of the seacoast / Maine jazz scene in celebrating the life and music of Maine drummer / composer / educator Steve Grover. Grover, a Maine native and no stranger to The Press Room, was a versatile and in demand drummer, a winner of the 1994 Thelonious Monk Institute’s Composer Competition, and was widely known and respected for his talents, from New England to NYC and throughout the USA. A born teacher, a friend to many in the area, and colleague and mentor to many OBB members – Grover’s personality, his musicianship, and his compositions have left an indelible mark on all who knew him. Steve Grover passed suddenly in 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. Frank Carlberg, Richard Nelson, OURBIGBAND, and a host of guest composers will pay tribute to their friend and mentor by adapting Grover’s small group compositions for the large jazz orchestra.

$15 advance | $20 day of show | $10 for SPACE members & students