Persons in alphabetical order by last name G

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Glória Gadelha

Composer, was married to Sivuca.

Victor Garber

 
Saxophone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma #1", "The Drummer And The Cook #2", "Eden Was Just Like This", "Jamaica Farewell", "Mary's Boy Child", "Merci Bon Dieu",  "When The Saints Go Marching In"

Art Garfunkel
(5 Nov 1941 - )

Composer of: "Homeward Bound", 

The Gatemen

 
A group that appeared on Chad Mitchell trio's album SCP463.
They seems to have been rather short-lived since no other information can be found.

Emanuel "Chulo" Gatewood

 
Bass. Appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1993 and 1995 European Tour. Accompanies Tony Bird on the album "Sorry Africa" from 1990. Also member of the band Ojoyo

Lawrence Gellert
(14 Sept 1898 - 1979)

Composer of: "Look Over Yonder", 

Vincent Genova

 
Appeared on Harry Belafonte's 1979 European Tour

Samantha Genton

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's 1981 European Tour

Greg Georgeiades

 
Acoustic Guitar & Bozooki on Miriam Makeba's album "Reflections"

Alex Gershunoff

 
Saxophone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "The Drummer And The Cook #2", "Hava Nageela #1", "Jamaica Farewell",

Van Gibbs

 
Guitar on Harry Belafonte's 1978 tour.

Scott Gibson

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Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers (bass). Scott received his B.A. in Music at the University of Illinois and his M.F.A. in Music at Boston University. He has performed at both the Tanglewood Opera Theatre and the New England Opera Theatre, and was the first student soloist at a major concert at the University of Illinois. He has done much work in opera appearing in such works as "Romeo and Juliet", "La Bohčme", "Cosi Fan Tutte" and "Don Giovanni". Scott, a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony of the Air, toured South America with the Jubilee Singers, and has appeared on TV on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Joan Gilbert

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Delia", "The Drummer And The Cook #1", "The Fox",

Alan Giles

 
Member of The Norman Luboff Choir.

Norman Gimbel

 
Composer of "Chimney Smoke" and many other.

James Giuffre

 
Saxophone on "Baby Darlin'", "Hello Everybody", "Man Smart #3", "Matilda #2", "Scarlet Ribbons #1", "Troubles", "Waterboy"

Tom Glazer
(2 Sept 1914 - 21 Feb 2003)

 
English lyrics for KilimanjaroLovely Lies

Harry Glickman

 
Violin on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Acorn In The Meadow", "Hold'em Joe", "I'm Just A Country Boy", "Kukla-Mu", "Man Piaba", "Mo Mary", "Pretty As A Rainbow", "Venezuela #2"

B. Glow

 
Trumpet on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Hava Nageela #2", "When The Saints Go Marching In"

Doc Goldberg

 
Bass on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Hava Nageela #2", When The Saints Go Marching In

Morris Goldberg

 Morris Goldberg
Woodwinds, saxophone, pennywhistles etc. Comes from South Africa, lives in New York. Member of the band Ojoyo. Appears on Harry Belafonte's album CB85254, "Paradise In Gazankulu", on the video "Don't Stop The Carnival" and the video/CD "An Evening With Belafonte And Friends". Works in the band of the popular TV-talk show "The Rosey O'Donnell Show". Has performed with many different artists including: Miriam Makeba on the album LSP2845, Sivuca on VSD79337, and VSD79352, Paul Simon on the song "You Can Call Me Al". Peggi Blu on the album "Blu Blowin' ". Also as co-producer with Hugh Masekela on the albums "Uptownship", "Beatin' Aroun The Bush" the DVD "Homecoming Concert" and many many more... Has composed: "Marching To The Fair",

Norman Goldsmith

 
Viola on Miriam Makeba's album "Reflections"

M. Golodner

 
Violin on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Chimney Smoke"

Gilmar Gomes

 
Percussion on Harry Belafonte's European 2003 tour.

John P. 'Joli' Gonsalves
(1925-1998)

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Vocalist. Was a member of The Belafonte Folk Singers and The Seafarers Chorus. Solo in the song "Tunga" on LPM2309. Joli, of Portuguese ancestry was a graduate of the Arlington Academy of Music in Arlington, Mass. He has appeared on numerous television shows, among them CBS "Camera Three", and has had his own radio programs on local stations in New Bedford, Mass., including appearances   on "Voice of America" and "World Wide Broadcasting". In addition to his Portuguese records he has recorded with the Leonard De Paur Infantry Chorus. Vocals on: "Judy Drownded", "Lead Man Holler", "Love Love Alone", "Lucy's Door",
Has composed: "Tunga". More about Joli Gonsalves: Death notice from The New Standard Times, Schooner Ernestina had a fine friend by Gregg Swanzey, Music brings people together by Robert Haddocks, Standard-Times staff writer.

Lulu Gontsana

 
Drums on Miriam Makeba's album "Reflections"

George Goodman

 
Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers in 1957. I strongly believe that he has recorded the album CFL7309. It sounds at least so.
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Judy Drownded", "Lead Man Holler", "Love Love Alone", "Lucy's Door",

Lou Gottlieb
(10 Oct 1923 - 11 July 1996)

Member of The Limeliters 1959-1996

Conrad Gozzo

 
Trumpet on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Baby Darlin'", "Hello Everybody", "Hava Nageela #1", "Jamaica Farewell", "Matilda #2", "Once Was", "The Drummer And The Cook #2", "Troubles"

Red Grammer
(1952 - )

Member of The Limeliters

Earle Grandison

 
Vocals on the video "Don't Stop The Carnival".

J. Hamilton Grandison

 
Performs on the album "The Long Road To Freedom", also vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Day-O #1", "Hosanna", "Jack-Ass Song", "Star-O", "Will His Love Be Like His Rum"

Rupert Westmore Grant
(13 Dec 1914 - 15 Oct 1961)

Better known as Lord Invader. One of the old classic calypso singers. Only thing common with Belafonte is that they both have recorded traditional calypso songs like "Mary Ann", "Out the Fire", "Sly Mongoose", and "Tongue-Tied Lady"

Andre Gratian

 
Tour manager for The Norman Luboff Choir.

Diva Gray

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's 1976 European Tour. Works as a background vocalist in New York.

Douglas Gray

 
Production manager for Belafonte 1983-1985.

Milton Grayson

 
Vocals. Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers in 1967. Appears on Belafonte's albums "Turn the World Around" and "The Long Road To Freedom".

Diane Green

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's album R4P5054

Urbie Green
(8 Aug 1926 - )

 
Trombone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "The Blues is Man 1", "The Blues is Man 2"

Jack Greenberg

 
Clarinet on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Kukla-Mu", "Venezuela #2"

Alan Greene

 
Orchestra conductor on Harry Belafonte's albums LPM1022, LPM1927, LSP1972, and on "Delia", "The Fox", "Man Piaba", "Mo Mary", "Soldier, Soldier", Composer of "Lean On Me", "How Green Was My Valley",  "Fifteen", "I'm Going Away", "Turn Around"

Rita Greene

 
Composer of: "All My Trials"

Dick Griffin
(1939 - )

 
Trombone on Harry Belafonte's album "Paradise In Gazankulu".

Paul Griffin
(6 Aug 1937 - 14 June 2000)

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Organ on Harry Belafonte's album LSP2953.

Hy Grill

 
Producer of "A Roving", "Chimney Smoke", "Jerry","Kukla-Mu", "Scarlet Ribbons #1", "Shenandoah #1","Venezuela #2"

Lani Groves

 
Vocals. Appears on Harry Belafonte's album "Turn the World Around"

Marty Grupp

 
Percussion on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "The Blues is Man 1", "The Blues is Man 2"

Gigi Gryce
(28 Nov 1925 - 14 March 1983)

 
Saxophone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "The Blues is Man 1", "The Blues is Man 2"

George Guadagno

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Drums on Harry Belafonte's recording 1957 of "Fifteen", "How Green Was My Valley", "I'm Going Away", "Judy Drownded", "Lead Man Holler", "The Lord is My Shepherd", "Love Love Alone", "Lucy's Door", and others.

J. Guarnieri

 
Piano on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "A Roving", "Chimney Smoke"

Frank Guerrero

 
Percussion on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Baby Darlin'", "Hello Everybody", "Man Smart #3", "Scarlet Ribbons #1", "Troubles". "Waterboy"

M. Guryan

 
Composer of "I'm On My Way To Saturday"

Woody Guthrie
(14 July 1912 - 3 Oct 1967)

Has written the songs: "Pastures Of Plenty", "This Land Is Your Land", "Why'n Why"
FolkLib Index for Woody Guthrie

Jonas Gwangwa

 

Trombone on Hugh Masekela's album CS808
Also on some albums with Miriam Makeba and Letta Mbulu.


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