Deon Estus

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October 28, 2021

Deon Estus, born Jeffery Deon Estus on July 4, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan and died October 11, 2021, is an American singer-songwriter and bassist. He is known to have been the bassist for British singer George Michael and his band Wham !. In 1988 Deon Estus released an album called Spell.

Biography

Deon Estus was born in 1956 in Detroit. In 1974, he graduated from Northwestern High School, where he was part of his high school choir. At that time, James Jamerson of the Funk Brothers taught him bass guitar, among other things. During his teenage years, Deon Estus recorded songs with the band Brainstorm. In the early 1980s, he traveled to Europe and lived in Belgium and Ireland, before settling in England. He works in particular with the musicians of Marvin Gaye. Deon Estus then joined the British pop group Wham !. He participated in his concerts, especially in China in 1985. He also accompanied singer George Michael during his tours between 1988 and 1991. In 1988 Deon Estus released an album called Spell, partly produced by George Michael. The singer also participates in the choirs of the song Heaven Help Me.

Discography

Album

1988: Spell

Singles

References

External links

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