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Maurice White

voc, kal, dr, 1941-2016 US, Memphis, Tennessee
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Arranger / Producer of R&B/Soul and Jazz

Maurice White (December 19, 1941 — February 3, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger and bandleader. He was the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He was also the older brother of current Earth, Wind & Fire member Verdine White, and former member Fred White. He served as the band's main songwriter and record producer, and was co-lead singer along with Philip Bailey. He won seven Grammys, and was nominated for a total of twenty Grammys. White was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire, and was also inducted individually into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Also known by his nickname "Reese", he worked with several famous recording artists, including Deniece Williams, the Emotio

  • Vocals
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Backing Vocals
  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
I Need You on Maurice White by Maurice White
Stand By Me on Maurice White by Maurice White
Adventures Of The Heart - Demo on Maurice White by Maurice White
Jamboree on Maurice White by Maurice White
Lady Is Love on Maurice White by Maurice White
Switch On Your Radio on Maurice White by Maurice White
Life on Maurice White by Maurice White
Open Your Heart to Love on 'Tis the Season by Various Artists
Sweet Surrender on MANIFESTATION by Maurice White
Believe In Magic on Maurice White by Maurice White

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Young HeartsMaurice White2009Album
GatchamanMaurice White, Bill Meyers1999Album
Open Your Heart To LoveMaurice White1997Single
When Love Goes WrongEarth, Wind & Fire Featuring Philip Bailey & Maurice White1997Single
Gatchaman Original Soundtrack Vol.2Maurice White, Bill Meyers1997Album
Rainbow ColorsMaurice White ,& Charito1992Single
Maurice WhiteMaurice White1985Album
Switch On Your RadioMaurice White1985Single
Lady Is Love / InvitationMaurice White1985Single
Stand By MeMaurice White1985Single
I Need YouMaurice White1985Single
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