John Grube plays saxophone and vibraphone at a semi-professional level. He has played most all styles of music, from Big Band and traditional jazz to blues, rock, reggae, R&B, and surf music.
In the past few years he has played at the Doheney Blues Festival five times with three different bands, including Millertime Boogie, Black Cat Mojo and the Boogiemen. He has recorded with blues bands Millertime Boogie, Black Cat Mojo and Blue Mama, and has made a jazz recording with his Dad, Bob Grube, who plays piano. He also recorded with Quarantine, a jazz-rock band playing all originals. He is currently playing sax at Soul Center OC church.
John mainly plays the tenor and alto saxophones, on all recordings and performances. He also is proficient on the vibraphone and marimba. He doubles on the soprano sax, flute, clarinet, piano, and hand percussion including the African Djembe drum.
Millertime Boogie – Jump Blues with a horn section.
Black Cat Mojo – Chicago Style Blues with Horn section.