Joe Hunter

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Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Feb 2, 2007 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Feb 2, 2007 (79)

About

Pianist who played for the Motown Records studio band the Funk Brothers during the 1960s.

Before Fame

He stated that the works of Nat King Cole, Art Tatum, and Sergei Rachmaninov were paramount in his early musical education.

Trivia

He played Motown piano on records for The Countours, The Miracles, and Martha & the Vandellas.

Family Life

He died at the age of 79, leaving behind a daughter named Michelle, a son named Joe Jr., and three grandchildren.

Associated With

His unique piano style influenced the musical development and career of Stevie Wonder.