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Michael Henderson

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Michael Henderson
Henderson performing in 1971
Henderson performing in 1971
Background information
Born(1951-07-07)July 7, 1951
Yazoo City, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedJuly 19, 2022(2022-07-19) (aged 71)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
GenresR&B, jazz, funk, soul, pop
InstrumentsVocals, bass
Years active1970–2022
LabelsBuddah Records, Arista, EMI-Capitol

Michael Henderson (July 7, 1951 – July 19, 2022) was an American bass guitarist and singer-songwriter. He was known for his work with Miles Davis in the early 1970s. He was also known for his fusion albums such as Jack Johnson,[1] Live-Evil, and Agharta.[2]

Henderson died on July 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia, two weeks after his 71st birthday.[3]


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  1. Cole, George (2007). The Last Miles: The Music of Miles Davis, 1980–1991. University of Michigan Press. p. 268. ISBN 978-0-472-03260-0.
  2. Freeman, Philip (2005). Running the Voodoo Down: The Electric Music of Miles Davis. Hal Leonard. p. 127. ISBN 978-1-61774-521-8.
  3. Rizik, Chris (July 19, 2022). "R&B singer and bass player Michael Henderson dies at 71". SoulTracks. Retrieved 20 July 2022.