Saturday, 3 December 2016

Marvin Gaye’s Landmark Studio Album Pt.2

Van De Pitte conducted a
 recording session
Picture of Van De Pitte conducting a recording with the late Bob Babbitt playing guitar at the session.

He was an American music arranger and bass player. He was staff member of Motown Records  during the 1960s and early 1970s, and is best known for his work at Motown Records especially his tremendous contribution to the “What’s Going On” as the main arranger. During the 1970s, Van De Pitte also did arrangements for the number one on the Cash Box Pop Singles Chart week-ending 14th November 1970 (1 week) performed and produced by Dean Taylor which was called “Indiana Wants Me.” Another classic track was “If I Were Your Woman” performed by  Gladys Knight & the Pips that also made it to number one week-ending 23rd January 1971.


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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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