During 1985, White released a self titled solo album on Columbia. With the Trio White also played on 1966's The Movie Album and 1967's Goin' Latin. 1 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Songs chart.

Nella seconda metà degli anni novanta White fu colpito dalla malattia di Parkinson. The album reached No. He was the founder of the band. 3 on the US Billboard Top Soul Albums and No. 32 on the UK Pop Singles chart.

[25][26], White was co-producing with Charles Stepney, Deniece Williams' debut album This Is Niecy when Stepney died during the album's recording. [73] That album reached no. 17 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart and No. Considine of Musician also said the "Given his status as Earth, Wind & Fire's Shining Star, it comes as no surprise that White's first solo project sounds a lot like classic EW&F: tight, focused and punchy.

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[5] He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire,[6][7] and was also inducted individually into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. [118][119][120], White also executively produced saxophonist Paul Taylor's 2000 LP Undercover. 7 on the Billboard Jazz Albums & No. [27] This Is Niecy rose to No. [15][16], In June 1966, he joined the Ramsey Lewis Trio, replacing Isaac "Red" Holt as the group's drummer. Lavorò inoltre con molti artisti internazionali come Charito e gli Urban Knights assieme a Ramsey Lewis. 18 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. [109] The album has been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA. [48] Another single being "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love" got to Nos. During 1977 the group issued their follow up album entitled Rejoice The album reached No. He also performed alongside Alicia Keys at Clive Davis's 2004 pre-Grammy awards party where they performed the band's 1978 hit "September". White was a married father of three and owned two homes in California, one in Carmel Valley and the other a four-level condominium in Los Angeles.

[121][122] He also featured as a guest artist on Jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum's 2003 album Into My Soul. On September 13, 2016, White's autobiography, Maurice White: My Life With Earth, Wind & Fire, by Maurice White and Herb Powell, was released, including a foreword by Steve Harvey and an afterword by David Foster.

Appearing upon the LP was a cover of Ben E. King's "Stand by Me", with a guest appearance by jazz saxophonist Gerald Albright. [46] Flowers has also been certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. One of these was 1966's Wade in the Water. Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Is Dead at 74, Morto Maurice White, fondatore degli Earth, Wind & Fire, Sito ufficiale dei fan degli Earth, Wind & Fire, https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maurice_White&oldid=115695407, Voci biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo. Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer. He retained executive control of the band and was still very active in the music business, producing and recording with the band and other artists. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [69][70], White composed on Eumir Deodato's 1978 studio album Love Island. 28 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

[28][29] A song off the LP called "Free" got to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart.

Urban Knights II featured appearances by Ramsey Lewis, Paulinho Da Costa, Verdine White, singer-songwriter and guitarist Jonathan Butler and jazz saxophonist Najee. [101][102] White also produced El DeBarge on his 1992 LP In The Storm. 10 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. 25 on the US Billboard Hot 100, No. With this so the track "Uhuru" upon the Trio's 1969 LP Another Voyage' featured the first recording of White playing the kalimba. MAURICE WHITE [36][37] A single entitled "Baby, Baby My Love's All for You" got to No. [51] "Best of My Love" won a Grammy for Best R&B Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals,[52] and an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site.

[1][2] Described as a "visionary" by Vibe and a "mastermind" by Variety,[3][4] White was nominated for a total of 22 Grammys, of which he won seven. [99][100] As well he played percussion and coproduced Ramsey Lewis's 1987 album Keys to the City. [56] The Emotions also received an American Music Award nomination in 1978 for Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo or Group. 30 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart. Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 24 set 2020 alle 17:52. Urban Knights I featured Ramsey Lewis, percussionist Omar Hakim, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, The Emotions and saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr.. [154][155][156] His brother Verdine said, "My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep. Best of My Love has also been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA. [90][91] White later co-produced Pieces of a Dream's 1986 LP Joyride. As such Maurice went on to mostly produce the LP which was eventually released in August 1976 on Columbia Records. "Kool" marked the first time White collaborated with his friend Stevie Wonder. Do you know a YouTube video for this track? [143][144], White wrote and produced songs for the feature films Coming to America, A Low Down Dirty Shame, and Gatchaman OVA.

The album reached No. [74] He then guested with Deniece Williams on Weather Report's 1978 album Mr. Gone.

3 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz Albums chart and No. The album reached No.

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7 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album peaked at No. [1], White brought the kalimba into mainstream use by incorporating its sound into the music of Earth, Wind & Fire. 4 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and No. White, dopo aver fondato gli Earth, Wind & Fire, partecipò ad alcuni progetti paralleli, tra i quali The Emotions. 26 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart. Sunbeam has been certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. [98] He then made a guest appearance on Cher's 1987 self-titled LP. White later produced Jennifer Holliday's Grammy nominated 1983 LP Feel My Soul. 5 on the UK Blues & Soul Top British Soul Albums chart. Maurice produsse numerosi artisti famosi, tra cui Barbra Streisand, The Emotions, Ramsey Lewis, Jennifer Holliday, The Tubes, Deniece Williams, e Neil Diamond. [45] The album got to No. He was the founder, leader, main songwriter, and producer of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, and served as the band's co-lead singer with Philip Bailey. 1 on the UK Pop Singles chart. Boogie Wonderland has also been certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. While the world has lost another great musician and legend, our family asks that our privacy is respected as we start what will be a very difficult and life-changing transition in our lives.

[86] Emotion has been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. I have learned so much from (Maurice) and he actually said that he learned a lot from me. [105] The album rose to No. [124], White served as the executive producer of an EWF tribute album entitled Interpretations: Celebrating The Music Of Earth, Wind & Fire which was released in March 2007 by Stax Records. The song reached No. [42], Williams also issued 1981's My Melody and 1982's Niecy on ARC Records. He was the founder, leader, main songwriter, and producer of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, and served as the band's co-lead singer with Philip Bailey.

17 on the UK R&B Singles chart. As well Dwele's remake of "That's The Way Of The World" and Meshell Ndegeocello's cover of "Fantasy" were both Grammy nominated for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. White received seven Grammys from 22 nominations.[5][163]. Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer.

6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and No.