Reggie Lucas

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Reginald Grant Lucas (February 25, 1953 – May 19, 2018), known as Reggie Lucas, was an American musician, songwriter and record producer. He was born in New York City. Lucas was best known for having produced the majority of Madonna's 1983 self-titled debut album, his production work with percussionist Mtume, and for playing with the Miles Davis electric band of the first half of the 1970s.[1]

In 1986, Lucas founded the Jersey City recording studio Quantum Sound.[2] Clients included the Pet Shop Boys, Jodeci, Jeff Buckley and Sepultura.

In 1981, Lucas and James Mtume won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for their composition "Never Knew Love Like This Before", which was performed by Stephanie Mills.[3]

Lucas died of heart disease in New York City, at the age of 65.[4][5]

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  1. Wynn, Ron. "Reggie Lucas Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  2. "New Companies". Billboard. Nov 1, 1986.
  3. "Grammy Award Results for Reggie Lucas". The Recording Academy. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  4. "Reggie Lucas, Who Worked With Miles Davis and Madonna, Dies". The New York Times. Associated Press. May 19, 2018.
  5. Kreps, Daniel (May 19, 2018). "Reggie Lucas, Miles Davis Guitarist and Madonna Producer, Dead at 65". Rolling Stone. ISSN 0035-791X.

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