David Axelrod Remembered

Time takes a toll on everything and within life, that time eventually comes to an end. The world has lost another musical genius in the likes of David Axelrod, an often sampled and favorite go to artist of 90’s era Hip Hop producers. Composer, arranger and producer, Axelrod is an award-winning artist for Capital Records who produced great jazz, funk and soul records during the 1960s and 70s from Stan Kenton to Lou Rawls, to The Electric Prunes to Cannonball Adderly. David Axelrod created his own distinct style and has earned one Grammy and five nominations along with seven gold records. Axelrod freely used drums, horns, strings, string bass as well as woodwinds along with keyboards in his composition and sites poetry as a heavy influence on his work. Considered a visionary, his work will be remembered for years throughout the music industry.