Bassist’s career includes work with Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin
July 20, 2022
Bassist Michael Henderson passed away Tuesday, July 19, from an undisclosed illness.
Henderson, best known for his work with jazz icon Miles Davis during the ’70s, also performed with Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and many others. He also released several solo albums.
The following statement was made on Henderson’s Facebook page:
Singer, Songwriter, Bass Innovator, Music Producer, Father and Son Michael Henderson has peacefully made his transition surrounded by family and loved ones today at his home, Atlanta Georgia… Bless his heart and soul… He touched the lives of many and returned that love through his many live concerts, music recordings, social media, interviews and incessant touring which he loved…