MICHAEL HENDERSON! LONETTE McKEE! SET TO “SPARKLE” IN UPCOMING NEW YORK CITY CONCERT!
LONETTE MCKEE, Songwriter, Singer, Producer, Musician
Lonette began her music career in Detroit, Michigan as a child prodigy, where she began writing music, singing, playing keyboards and performing at the age of seven. By fourteen, she had written and recorded her first singles, one of which became an instant regional pop-chart hit. Lonette wrote the title song for the film "Quadroon" when just fifteen. She has written and produced three solo CD's, "Lonette" "Words and Music" and "Natural Love" for Spike Lee's Columbia label. Lonette has scored the music for numerous infomercials and a well-received cable documentary on the lower Manhattan African Burial Ground. Lonette has toured extensively throughout the world in concert performances, including the JVC Jazz Festival at New York's Carnegie Hall.
Read More about her starring and co-starring roles and film affiliations with actors and actresses such as: Richard Pryor, Robert DeNiro, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Louis Gossett Jr., Halle Berry, Spike Lee, Bertrand Tavenier, Francis Coppola, Ruby Dee, Wesly Snipes, Dianne Carol, Camille Cosby, Dexter Gordon, Denzel Washington, and MORE! http://www.lonettemckee.com
MICHAEL HENDERSON, Singer, Songwriter, Bass player, Producer
Having written, sang, and played bass on Phyllis Hymans' first top ten hit, "We Both Need Each Other", Michael Henderson went on to record with Ms. Hyman the classic, "Can't We Fall In Love Again", considered today to be one of the top ten duets of all time! His taste for singing duets only heightened with the sultry vocals of Roberta Flack on the also, Henderson penned hit, "At the Concert", additional chart-toppers would include the Michael Henderson penned, "Valentine Love" a classic lovers' anthem featuring the sassy, jazzy vocals of Jean Carn. Let us not forget, the soulful single, "Take Me, I'm Yours" featuring the steaming highs of Ms. Rena Scott! Michael Henderson first gained world wide recognition as an acclaimed young bass player AT 13, with groups such as "The Detroit Emeralds", "The Fantastic Four", "The Funk Brothers" Al Green, Johnny Taylor, Aretha Franklin and was the FUNK anchor for Stevie Wonder, at the tender age of 16! Musicians marveled at his prowess and knowledge of his instrument. Audiences included the likes of Mick Jagger, Dr. John, Diana Ross, Betty Davis, Miles Davis and more. After one such extraordinary, truly inspiring Stevie Wonder concert, The Legendary Trumpeter Miles Davis made his way backstage only to inform Stevie, "I'm Takin' Yo F@&(*(%@ Bass Player!"
Some of today's heavily influenced artist who've either re-recoded and/or Sampled Michael Henderson Music! ie.,
L L Cool J, TAMIA, RICK JAMES, NAS, SNOOP DOGG, JAY-Z, THE DRAMATICS, DANNY BOY, DR. JOHN, WAYMON TISDALE, EMINEM, BEYONCE, JOHNNY TAYLOR, JAGGED EDGE, TUPAC SHAKUR, KENNY LATTIMORE, MAYSA LEAK, NOEL GOURDIN, CONYA DOSS, GEORGE BOHANON, THE SAX PACK, STEVE 'O, MOBB DEEP, THE DAZZ BAND, SKIP MARTIN, SUGAR RAY, MC8, DJ QUICK, THE MOTOWN FUNK BROS., ADINA HOWARD, CARL THOMAS, GARY BARTZ, CHUCKI BOOKER, GURU, JEAN CARN, JERMAINE DUPRI, NORMAN CONNORS, PEABO BRYSON, TERRI ELLIS (EN-VOGUE) DANNY BOY.... Heavily influenced are groups and individuals such as; LIVING COLOUR, PEARL JAM, RADIO-HEAD, SONIC YOUTH, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, DAVID BYRNE, DJ SPOOKIE, JAMIE MORRISON, PAUL MILLER, Bassist JAH WOBBLE, CHUCK "D", MODESKI, MARTIN & WOOD and GREG TATE writer of The VILLAGE VOICE, to name a few!!!
Currently, Michael Henderson's artistry can be heard on the newly released MARVIN GAYE "WHAT'S GOING ON" 40TH ANNIVERSARY 2 CD/LP SUPER DELUXE EDITION, in which MICHAEL HENDERSON plays bass guitar, and is co-author on many of the MARVIN GAYE compositions!
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WHEN: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd 7:00pm EST
WHERE: AAron Davis Hall * 150 Convent Ave *Harlem, City College of New York Campus (138 Convent between 133rd and 135 street)
BOX OFFICE: To purchase tickets phone: 212.650.6900
TICKET PRICE: $35.00 Orchestra Seats
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