Henry Gibson

Real Name:
Henry Gibson
Profile:
Jazz - Funk - Soul conga & bongo player - drummer -percussionist

Sometimes credits as Master Henry Gibson or Master Gibson.
He appeared on some 1200 albums (leading to claims of the most recorded percussionist in history), spanning a career of four decades before his death in Stockholm of a heart attack at age 60.
Amongst others he performed and recorded with Operation Push with Rev. Jesse Jackson, The Artistic Heritage Ensemble, Odell Brown and the Organizers. Gibson, Donny Hathaway and Curtis Mayfield.
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Albums

COB M 89028 The Best Of Newport In New York '72 (Volume 3) — Henry Gibson Various Stone Junkie (as Master Henry Gibson) and 1 more… Various - The Best Of Newport In New York '72 (Volume 3) (Album) Cobblestone COB M 89028 US 1972 Sell This Version
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JD-OTT 370 002 Live In Europe — Henry Gibson Curtis Mayfield Ice-9 (as Master Henry Gibson) Curtis Mayfield - Live In Europe (Album) Curtom JD-OTT 370 002 France 1988 Sell This Version
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Compilations

NEM CD 634 The Best Of Newport In New York '72 Volume 3 The Soul Sessions — Henry Gibson Various Pusherman and 1 more… Various - The Best Of Newport In New York '72 Volume 3 The Soul Sessions(CD, Comp) Sequel Records NEM CD 634 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
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Miscellaneous

SG006 On The Jazz Tip - Sampling CD — Henry Gibson Various 86 Tracks Of Samples Various - On The Jazz Tip - Sampling CD(CD) Sounds Good (3) SG006 Sweden 1995 Sell This Version

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eskotrackl

eskotrackl

December 17, 2021
I always wonder who is the man behind percs on Curtis Works, now i know ! Great Musician !
juandon

juandon

September 30, 2019
edited over 3 years ago
This brother's designation as "Master" was well-earned. I think some of his best work was with Curtis Mayfield. Just listen to "Move On Up" or "Pusherman" and one can readily see that the "Master" was something special.