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Michael Henderson Shines on Unearthed Marvin Gaye Instrumental Album
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Michael Henderson Shines on Unearthed Marvin Gaye Instrumental Album

Marvin Gaye’s iconic album “What’s Going On” turned 50 this year, and Motown/UMe celebrated with a deluxe digital edition. However, fans will be interested to hear an accompanying album called “Funky Nation: The Detroit Instrumentals” - with Michael Henderson on bass.

New Miles Davis Album Documents “The Lost Septet”
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New Miles Davis Album Documents “The Lost Septet”

Miles Davis had several important eras over his long career. Now, a newly unearthed live recording captures what is called his “Lost Septet” from his rock and fusion period. Recorded in Vienna in 1971, the band included Michael Henderson on bass.

Miles Davis Box Set Features Newly Released Live Music with Jazz Bass Greats
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Miles Davis Box Set Features Newly Released Live Music with Jazz Bass Greats

Almost four hours of previously unreleased live music by legendary jazz trumpeter/composer Miles Davis and the musicians he chose to play with over the course of 20 years are featured on Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4. The four-CD collection includes performances by Davis and his bands from 1955, 1958, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, and...

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Michael Henderson Files Lawsuit Against Snoop Dogg

Michael Henderson is no stranger to having his music sampled. The bassist, who toured with Stevie Wonder and recorded with Miles Davis during his electric years, has had clips of his music used in songs by Jay-Z, Eminem, Notorious B.I.G., and more. He also knows, however, when his music is being used without his permission. Henderson has filed a lawsuit...

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Michael Henderson Nominated for Grammy

Producer-archivist Bob Beldon is known for his Grammy-winning reissues of Miles Davis’ work, and, along with Indian keyboardist and co-arranger Louiz Banks, has created another remix, putting a global spin on some classics. The most recent two-disc set, Miles… From India, features Michael Henderson in a bass performance that has gained him a Grammy nomination. Henderson toured with Miles Davis...