Is James Jamerson still alive?

05/19/2019 Off By admin

Is James Jamerson still alive?

Deceased (1936–1983)
James Jamerson/Living or Deceased

Who did James Jamerson play bass for?

The Funk Brothers1959 – 1972
James Jamerson/Music groups

What killed James Jamerson?

August 2, 1983
James Jamerson/Date of death

Who did James Jamerson influence?

It is a testament to his skill that he influenced a significant number of four-string icons. Paul McCartney, Jaco Pastorius, Jack Bruce, Flea, John Entwistle, Geddy Lee and Bootsy Collins are just some of the legends that have cited Jamerson as an influence.

Where is James Jamerson buried?

Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, United States
James Jamerson/Place of burial
Charleston native and the greatest bassist of all time James Jamerson is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit along with other Motown greats. But since his headstone lays flat on the grave, his cousin, Charlestonian Anthony McKnight, wants to do something greater.

Who played bass on Ain’t No Mountain High Enough?

James Jamerson’s
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: James Jamerson’s Bass Line Visualized. Vulfpeck’s Jack Stratton sent me another one of his cool visualization videos highlighting another impressive bass line by the one and only James Jamerson.

How many number one hits did the Funk Brothers have?

James “Igor” Jamerson (bass) – reportedly played on 95 percent of Motown recordings between 1962-1968 (again, mostly all uncredited) performing on nearly 30 No. 1 pop hits (a record commonly, and mistakenly, attributed to The Beatles). Nearly 70 of his performances went to the top of the R&B charts.

How many of the Funk Brothers are still alive?

four Funk Brothers
Just four Funk Brothers are alive now. Jones is survived by his wife, June, and three children.

Which electric guitar virtuoso was tragically murdered on stage during a performance?

Leslie Harvey
Died 3 May 1972 (aged 27) Swansea, Wales
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar

How many number one hits did James Jamerson have?

As a session musician he played on twenty-three Billboard Hot 100 number one hits, as well as fifty-six R&B number one hits. In its special issue “The 100 Greatest Bass Players” in 2017, Bass Player magazine ranked Jamerson number one and the most influential bass guitarist.

Where did James Jamerson live most of his life?

A native of Edisto Island (near Charleston), South Carolina, Jamerson moved with his mother to Detroit, Michigan in 1954 and began playing in Detroit area blues and jazz clubs.

When did James Jamerson start his career at Motown?

Jamerson’s discography at Motown reads as a catalog of soul hits of the 1960s and early 1970s.

What are the names of James Jamerson’s children?

Personal life and death. Jamerson married Annie Wells shortly before graduating from high school. They had four children. His son, James Jamerson, Jr. (1958–2016), was a professional session bassist and a member of the disco band Chanson. He had two other sons, Joey and Derek, and a daughter Dorene (Penny).