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James Gadson

dr, *1939 US, Kansas City, Missouri
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Jazz
A.k.a. James Edward Gadson

Soul/funk/jazz drummer, songwriter and producer, born 17 June 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. Son of jazz drummer Harold Gadson. Active since the mid 60's, he has worked with an endless list of artists such as Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Isley Brothers, Frank Sinatra & Herbie Hancock right through to present day recordings with Joe Cocker, Beck, Justin Timberlake & Paul McCartney.

  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Percussion
  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
You Show Me Light on You Show Me Light by Adam Behringer, Steuart Liebig & James Gadson
How Can I Put This? on You Show Me Light by Adam Behringer, Steuart Liebig & James Gadson
You Show Me Light (Trio Take) on You Show Me Light by Adam Behringer, Steuart Liebig & James Gadson

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Chicken BurritoRaphael Wressnig, Alex Schultz, James Gadson2018Album
Go By What's In Your HeartJames Gadson1976Single
Got To Find My Baby / Let The Feeling BelongJames Gadson1972Single
Good Vibrations / Just To Love You GirlJames Gadson1972Single
Ain't No Way To LiveJames GadsonSingle
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