Norfolk’s own, Gordon “Guitar” Banks was playing guitar for The Showmen at the age of 12. He went on to become the guitarist, producer, and music director for the Prince of Motown, Marvin Gaye. Between this time, Banks attended Norfolk State College, moved to California, played for groups like The Gap Band, New Birth, and Mandrill.
Banks has also worked with Stevie Wonder, Eddie Murphy, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Edwin Hawkins, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Barry White, Larry Graham, Eric Sermon, Gene Chandler, Peaches not Herb, L.T.D., Natalie Cole, McFadden and Whitehead, The Temptations and High Energy.
Gordon Banks Discography Tracks
- 3 Remix
- 2 Vocals
- 13 Instruments & Performance
- 21 Writing & Arrangement
- 9 Production
- 1 Technical