ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

Gavin Christopher

bvoc, *1949 US, Chicago
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of R&B/Soul and Electronic
A.k.a. Gavin Christopher Wright

Soul - funk - r'n'b singer - songwriter - producer Born on 1 May 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Died on 4 March 2016 Brother of house diva Shawn Christopher. He joined the group Lyfe where he got to meet Chaka Khan. Then joined High Voltage (4) along with later members of Rufus, Bobby Watson, Tony Maiden plus Lalomie Washburn. He has written several songs for Chaka Khan and Rufus as well as for Herbie Hancock, Ava Cherry etc. He has released four solo albums between 1976 - 1988. His biggest hit is "One Step Closer To You" He has produced artists of various genres - from hip hop (Grandmaster Flash) to the first steps of young Mariah Carey.

  • Backing Vocals
  • Clavinet
  • Congas
  • Electric piano
  • Piano
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Dance
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
One Step Closer To You on Lost Hits Of The 80's by Various Artists
You Are Who You Love on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Breathe Life Into Me on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Love Don't Get No Better on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Can't Party Hard Enough on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Do You Want My Love on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Can't Put Out The Fire on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Tell The Truth on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
Secrets on Gavin by Gavin Christopher
One Blood on Soul Mission by Soul Mission

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
This Side Of HeavenGavin Christopher2013Single
One Step Closer To You / Too Hot To Stop The RockGavin Christopher / Keith Zorros1994Single
One Step Closer To You / You And IGavin Christopher / Delegation1990Album
GavinGavin Christopher1988Album
You Are Who You LoveGavin Christopher1988Album
Can't Put Out The FireGavin Christopher1988Album
Love Don't Get No Better (Radio Edit)Gavin Christopher1988Single
One Step Closer To You / Jungle Man / Hollywood (Africa)Gavin Christopher / Red Hot Chili Peppers1986Single
One Step CloserGavin Christopher1986Album
One Step Closer To YouGavin Christopher1986Album
Back In Your ArmsGavin Christopher1986Album
Feelin' The Love / We'll Always Be TogetherGavin Christopher1979Single
Gavin ChristopherGavin Christopher1979Album
Love Has A Face Of It's OwnGavin Christopher1976Single
Gavin ChristopherGavin Christopher1976Album
Good StuffGavin Christopher1976Single
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
ArtistInfo for Mac, iPad, and iPhone
ArtistInfo App
Universal Link:
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo