Michael Henderson


Birthday July 7, 1951

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Yazoo City, MS

DEATH DATE Jul 19, 2022 (71)

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Played bass with Miles Davis during his fusion era of the early 1970s and played on albums like A Tribute to Jack Johnson and Live-Evil.

Before Fame

He began touring with Stevie Wonder after meeting him while warming up for a gig in Chicago.


His bass riffs have been sampled on tracks by artists like Snoop Dogg, who coveted his deep, fluid grooves.

Family Life

He married a woman named Adelia.

Associated With

Henderson's work was covered by Eminem in the film 8 Mile.