Marlo Henderson

Marlo Henderson was an American guitarist, saxophonist and producer, who played in mainly blues and R&B genres. As a session musician he played on albums such as Off the Wall by Michael Jackson, Them Changes by Buddy Miles, Face to Face by Evelyn “Champagne” King, I Am. He also played on the “Girlfriend” song by Paul McCartney.

As a songwriter he co-wrote “Young, Willing and Able” with Minnie Riperton which appears on Petals: The Minnie Riperton Collection album. He also co-wrote “Strange Affair” with Riperton which appears on her Love Lives Forever album. Other compositions include “In The Morning” which appears on Táta Vega’s Try My Love album and “Power in Your Love” with Booker T. Jones and Michael Stokes.

In addition to being a session musician, he was also an arranger and producer whose work appeared on over 50 albums. During the 1970s he was a member of Stevie Wonder’s back-up band Wonderlove. Also during the 1970s he was a member of the funk group Maxayn.

In the late 1990s he was involved in the production of Roscoe Lee Browne’s Murmurs of the Heart album.


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