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Gil Scott-Heron

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: April 1, 1949 | Died: May 27, 2011    

Gil Scott-Heron

“I consider myself neither poet, composer, nor musician. These are merely tools used by sensitive men to carve out a piece of beauty or truth they hope may lead to peace and salvation.”

He has been opening eyes, minds and souls for over thirty years. A highly influential and widely admired singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, poet, novelist and socio- political commentator, Gil Scott-Heron remains a unique figure in global music. With over fifteen albums to his name, his politically charged output has won him an international following. His work illuminates a philosophy of life that holds human affection as well as political and artistic responsibility as the underlying factors that inspire his writing....
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Source: James Nadal

  • Nothing New

    Musica Jazz
    2014
  • Lady Day And John Coltrane / See-Saw Affair

    Musica Jazz
    2013
  • The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters

    Musica Jazz
    2012
  • It's Your World

    Musica Jazz
    2011
  • Original Album Classics

    Musica Jazz
    2011
  • I'm New Here

    Musica Jazz
    2010
  • It's Your World / Lady Day & John Coltrane

    Musica Jazz
    2009
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