Maurice White

Maurice White

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Maurice White (born December 19, 1941) is a Grammy Award–winning American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger. He is the older brother of Verdine White and Fred White and the leader and founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. Maurice has won seven Grammys and he has been Grammy nominated 21 times.

He has been inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire. Also known by his nickname Reese, White has worked with several famous recording artists such as The Emotions, Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond.

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Maurice White was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941 to a father who was a doctor and an occasional saxophonist. He grew up in South Memphis where he lived with his family in the Foote Homes Projects and was a childhood friend of Booker T Jones. In his teenage years he moved to Chicago and found work as a session drummer for Chess Records. He played on the records of artists such as Etta James, Fontella Bass, Billy Stewart, Ramsey Lewis, Sonny Stitt, Muddy Waters, The Impressions, The Dells, Betty Everett, Sugar Pie DeSanto and Buddy Guy. He also played the drums on Fontella Bass's Rescue Me and Billy Stewart's Summertime. In 1962, along with other studio musicians at Chess,...
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