Norman Durham

Norman Durham

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± November 4, 2011

Bass player, keyboardist and composer with Kleeer. Norman was born in Washington D.C. He discovered his talent for music as a young teen at the age of fifteen. He performed in various ensembles, and eventually joined a vocal ensemble known as the The Choice Four. Norman's skills as vocalist and bass guitarist developed and matured throughout the years as a live performer for The Choice Four, which eventually ventured out on their own to form the musical group "Kleeer". They signed with Atlantic Records, and went on to record several hit records that were successful in the mainstream of contemporary urban music. Norman has written and co-produced seven albums for Atlantic Records dating from 1979 to 1986. He has performed on several artists' recordings such as Candido, Two Tons Of Fun, Sylvester, and others. His musical contributions as a bass guitarist and vocalist soon earned him the name "Stormin Norman", "The Golden Voice of Groove Music". On November 4, 2011, the sad new was reported that Norman had died tragically from carbon monoxide poisoning at his Chestnut Ridge, New York home emanating from a generator powering his home during a power outage.
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Norman Durham Discography

Vocals

Kleeer Kleeer - I Love To Dance (Album) Atlantic US 1979 Sell This Version
Kleeer Kleeer - Winners (Album) Atlantic US 1979 Sell This Version
Kleeer License To Dream and 4 more… Kleeer - License To Dream (Album) Atlantic US 1981 Sell This Version
80038-1 Kleeer Get Ready and 1 more… Kleeer - Get Ready(LP, Album) Atlantic 80038-1 US 1982 Sell This Version
Kleeer De Ting Continues and 4 more… Kleeer - Taste The Music (Album) Atlantic US 1982 Sell This Version
Kleeer Tonight and 1 more… Kleeer - Intimate Connection (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic UK 1984 Sell This Version
Kleeer Do Not Lie To Me and 1 more… Kleeer - Seeekret (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1985 Sell This Version
R2 75218 Kleeer Kleeer - The Very Best Of Kleeer(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 75218 US 1998 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Soirée (2) Soirée (2) - Soirée (Album) Unison Records (3) Canada 1979 Sell This Version
Candido Do You Wanna Dance? Candido - Candi's Funk (Album) Salsoul Records Japan 1979 Sell This Version
J.J. Mack J.J. Mack - You Can Make It Dancin' (Album) Salsoul Records US 1979 Sell This Version
Kleeer Kleeer - Winners (Album) Atlantic US 1979 Sell This Version
Candido Jingo and 1 more… Candido - Dancin' & Prancin' (Album) Salsoul Records Canada 1979 Sell This Version
Kleeer Kleeer - I Love To Dance (Album) Atlantic US 1979 Sell This Version
AVS-4711 Candido Jingo and 1 more… Candido - Bailando Y Moviendose(LP, Album) RCA Victor AVS-4711 Argentina 1979 Sell This Version
F-9605 The Two Tons* Cloudy With A Chance Of Rain The Two Tons* - Backatcha(LP, Album) Fantasy Honey Records F-9605 US 1980 Sell This Version
Kleeer Where Would I Be (Without Your Love) and 6 more… Kleeer - License To Dream (Album) Atlantic US 1981 Sell This Version
Deodato* Deodato* - Happy Hour (Album) Warner Bros. Records Venezuela 1982 Sell This Version
80038-1 Kleeer She Said She Loves Me and 2 more… Kleeer - Get Ready(LP, Album) Atlantic 80038-1 US 1982 Sell This Version
Kleeer De Ting Continues and 7 more… Kleeer - Taste The Music (Album) Atlantic US 1982 Sell This Version
Kleeer Tonight Kleeer - Intimate Connection (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic UK 1984 Sell This Version
9 25175-1, 1-25175 Deodato* Make You Feel Good Deodato* - Motion(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 9 25175-1, 1-25175 US 1984 Sell This Version
Kleeer You Got Me Rockin' and 6 more… Kleeer - Seeekret (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1985 Sell This Version
Sylvester I Need You Sylvester - The Original Hits (Comp) Fantasy US 1989 Sell This Version
SJR CD 36 Various Jingo Various - Nu Yorica 2! (Further Adventures In Latin Music: Chango In The New World 1976-1985)(CD, Comp) Soul Jazz Records SJR CD 36 UK 1997 Sell This Version