Michael White


Date of Birth:  May 24, 1930    Houston, TX

Date of Death:  December 6, 2016    Los Angeles, CA

Place of Burial:  Riverside National Cemetery

                         22495 Van Buren Boulevard

                         Riverside, CA 92518

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Section 55A, Site 2586


Father Music, Mother Dance / Water Children, Impulse!/ABC (IMP-284)

You Are My Heartbeat / X Factor, Elektra (E-45505)

We Don't Eat No Meat / Let Love Be Your Magic Carpet, Elektra (E-45529)

I Was Made To Love Him / Rikki, Don't Lose That Number, Elektra (AS-11426)

Pneuma, Impulse!/ABC (AS-9221)

Spirit DanceImpulse!/ABC Records (AS-9215)

The Land Of Spirit And LightImpulse!/ABC Records (AS-9241)

Father Music, Mother Dance, Impulse! (AS-9268)

Go With The Flow, Impulse! (ASD-9281)

The X FactorElektra (6E-138)

White NightElektra (6E-183)

Michael White with Bill Frisell, Motion Pictures, Intuition Records (INT 3212 2)

As accompanist/group member:

John Handy, Recorded Live At The Monterey Jazz Festival, Columbia (CS 9262)

The John Handy Quintet, The 2nd John Handy Album, Columbia (CS 9367)

John Handy Concert Ensemble, ProjectionsColumbia (CS 9689)

John Handy Quintet, Live At Yoshi's Nightspot, Boulevard Records (BLD 531 DCD)

The John Handy III Quintet / Quartet, In The Vernacular, Roulette (RE-132)

The Fourth Way, The Fourth Way, Capitol Records (ST-317)

The Fourth Way, Werwolf, Harvest (ST-666)

John Coltrane, Infinity, Impulse!, ABC Records (AS-9225)

Joe Henderson Featuring Alice Coltrane, The Elements, Milestone Records (M-9053)

Pharoah Sanders, Message From Home, Verve Records (314 529 578-2)


Kahn, Ashley. The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2006.

Oliphant, Dave. Texan Jazz. Austin: University of Austin Press, 1996.

Simosko, Vladimir and Barry Tepperman. Eric Dolphy: A Musical Biography & Discography (revised). New York: Da Capo Press, 1996.

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