Gerson King Combo

Gerson King Combo

Real Name:
Gerson Cortes
Gerson "King" Combo is a Brazilian musician, one of soul music icons in the country where it is known by the nickname "James Brown Brazilian".
Gerson was born in the city of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, began the artistic career doing voice acting, the famous program "Today is Rock Day" presented by "Jair de Taumaturgo" then his brother Getúlio Cortes (author of "Negro Gato" a success in the voice of Roberto Carlos) took him to dance in the Jovem Guarda program, presented by none other than Roberto himself.
Influenced by black music, Gerson sang in bands Erlon Chaves and Simonal, the band "Formula 7" and was part of the embryo of Banda Black Rio.
Solo adopted the name Gerson King Combo (allusion to a band of soul music called King Curtis Combo). His style "James Brown" caused a sensation and was acclaimed King of Rio blacks balls in 1969 recorded the album "Gerson Combo Brazilian Soul" with versions of classic Brazilian music as Asa Branca Luiz Gonzaga, but his biggest hits were released in mid-1970s "Mandamentos Black" Jingle Black "and" O Rei Morreu", and his latest success was recorded in 1984, the compact" Melô do Mão Branca" the fall of the Black movement of the 1980s in the scenario music, Combo was ostracized. He returned in the 1990s doing some gigs and recording the album "Mensageiro da paz".


Gerson King Combo Discography Tracks


44.057 Gerson Combo* E A Turma Do Soul Gerson Combo* E A Turma Do Soul - Brazilian Soul(LP, Album, Mono) Polydor 44.057 Brazil 1970 Sell This Version
2926003 Os Caretas, Gerson King Combo, Os Diagonais & Som Bateau Os Caretas, Gerson King Combo, Os Diagonais & Som Bateau - Brasa Bicho Brasa!!(LP) Polydor 2926003 Brazil 1971 Sell This Version
Gerson King Combo Gerson King Combo (Album) Polydor Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
Gerson King Combo Gerson King Combo Volume II (Album) Polydor Brazil 1978 Sell This Version
857387834-2 Gerson King Combo Mensageiro da Paz (CD, Album) Continental EastWest 857387834-2 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
MYJ00001 Gerson King Combo Soul Da Paz(CD, Album) Not On Label MYJ00001 Brazil 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

66021 Gerson Cortes* Apaga A Luz / Não Volto Mais Aqui(7") Epic 66021 Brazil 1969 Sell This Version
41.028 Gerson King Combo Viva / Minha Menina(7") Odeon 41.028 Brazil 1971 Sell This Version
7 PD 20001 Gerson King Combo A Poluicao / Nunca Pensei / Alguem No Meu Caminho / Pra La De Normal(7") Odeon 7 PD 20001 Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
CSTC864 Gerson King Combo Quando A Cidade Acorda(7", Single) Tapecar CSTC864 Brazil 1973 Sell This Version
2249 059 Gerson King Combo Foi Um Sonho Só / Uma Chance / God Save The King / Mandamentos Black(7", EP) Polydor 2249 059 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
2171198 Gerson King Combo Jingle Black / Good Bye(7") Polydor 2171198 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
2171232 Gerson King Combo Melô Do Hulk / Mr John It's Pay Day(7") Polydor 2171232 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
880374-7 Gerson King Combo De Madureira A Central / Nessa Tudo Bem(7", Single) Lança Records 880374-7 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version

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