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We were coming out of a decade of experimentation, mind expansion and cosmic awareness. He began working gigs as a drummer while still in high school. His first professional performance was with Booker T.
Jones, who eventually achieved stardom as Booker T and the MGs. After graduating high school, Maurice moved to the Windy City to continue his musical education at the prestigious Chicago Conservatory Of Music. He continued picking up drumming jobs on the side, which eventually lead to a steady spot as a studio percussionist with the legendary Chicago label, Chess Records.
He spent nearly three years as part of the Ramsey Lewis Trio. InMaurice left the Ramsey Lewis Trio and joined two friends in Chicago, Wade Flemons and Don Whitehead, as a songwriting team composing songs and commercials in the Chicago area.
After relocating to Los Angeles and signing a new contract with Warner Bros. Maurice became disillusioned with Warner Brothers, which had signed the group primarily as a jazz act. Maurice, in contrast, was more interested in combining elements of jazz, rock, and soul into an evolving form of fusion, a truly universal sound.
Davis loved what he saw and bought their contract from Warner Bros.
With Columbia Records, debuting with the album Last Days And Time, the group slowly began to build a reputation for innovative recordings and exciting, live shows, complete with feats of magic floating pianos, spinning drum kits, vanishing artists engineered by Doug Henning and his then-unknown assistant David Copperfield.
Maurice once again shared a label roster with Ramsey Lewis, whose Columbia debut Sun Goddess, was issued in December The Sun Goddess album went gold, hitting number 12 pop in early The multi-platinum album Gratitude held the number one pop album spot for three weeks in late He died May 17,in Chicago, IL, at the age of Their live performances were stellar as well.
Their performances blasted a cosmic wave of peace, love and other happy vibrations to audiences using a combination of eye-popping costumes, lights, pyrotechnics and plain old good music. Sometimes they even threw in magic illusions. I see our music as medicine.
InMaurice decided he and the band needed a break. During this hiatus, Maurice recorded his self-titled solo album Maurice White and produced various artists including Neal Diamond, Barbra Streisand and Jennifer Holliday.
In the group released the album Heritage. The appearance of such a project after a prolonged period of relative inactivity signaled to many listeners that the band was calling it quits but that did not turn out to be case. Expanding awareness and uplifting spirits is so important in this day.
People are looking for more. I hope our music can give them some encouragement and peace.Sep 19, · Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" even shows up at fictional weddings, as in the opening of the movie Soul Food. It's made its way into TV shows, commercials, sporting events and video . Live in Japan is a concert by the band Earth, Wind & Fire released on DVD in by Eagle Rock Entertainment.
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