Versatile musician who organized and composed a lot more than 50 albums. He significantly inspired Herbie Hancock. His discovery emerged in the five years he spent using the musically pioneering group The Hi-Lo’s. He constructed the jazz regular Pensativa and a salsa regular called Morning, earning a Grammy Award for his record Clare Fischer & Salsa Picante Present “2 + 2” from 1981. He was created in Durand, Michigan, the 3rd of four kids to a family group of Western european descent. He collaborated with such renowned performers as vocalist Natalie Cole, previous Beatle Paul McCartney, as well as the Ruler of Pop himself, Michael Jackson.