Violinist who worked extensively in the recording
studio with a huge array of artists in many different genres of music from
at least the early 1960s.
During his career he worked with artists and groups
such as Jan Akkerman, Ray Bryant, Change, Ron
Frangipane & His Orchestra, Aretha Franklin, Rupert Holmes, Lena Horne,
Janis Ian, Eddie Kendricks, Meco,
The Mysterious Flying Orchestra, Odyssey, Gene Orloff,
Jaco Pastorius, Esther
Phillips, Perez Prado, Johnnie Ray, Don Sebesky
and Stanley Turrentine.
The albums he appeared on are far too many to mention
in full, but a selection of them include Idlewild South by the Allman Brothers Band, Grand New World – Greatest Hits
by George Benson, Swing Time by Harry
Connick Jr., Billie
Holliday Revisited by Billie Holliday, King of Blues: 1989 by B.B.
King, Wave by Alberto Carlos Jobim, Rhythms of
the World by Van McCoy, Homeless
Brother by Don McLean, Bumpin’
by Wes Montgomery, In Bed With the O’Jays – Greatest Love Songs by The O’Jays and Motown
Solo Albums by David Ruffin.
the Joint (Richard Harris/Van McCoy)