List of Earth, Wind & Fire band members

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The following is a complete chronology of the various line-ups of Earth, Wind & Fire, from the group's inception in 1969 until the present.

Earth, Wind & Fire line-ups
(1970 - 1971)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Michael Beal - Guitar, Harmonica
  • Leslie Drayton - Trumpet
  • Wade Flemons - Electric Piano, Vocals
  • Yackov Ben Israel (Phillard Williams) - Conga, Percussion
  • Sherry Scott - Vocals
  • Alexander Thomas - Trombone
  • Chester Washington - Tenor Saxophone
  • Don Whitehead - Acoustic & Electric Pianos, Vocals
(1972)
(1973)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass, Percussion, Vocals
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion
  • Johnny Graham - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Trumpet, Percussion
  • Jessica Cleaves - Vocals
  • Larry Dunn - Keyboards, Synthesizers
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion
  • Al McKay - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Sitar, Percussion, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Flute, Saxophone
(1974 - 1981)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass, Percussion, Vocals
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion
  • Johnny Graham - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Trumpet, Percussion
  • Larry Dunn - Keyboards, Synthesizers, "Mini-Moog"
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Al McKay - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
  • Gary L. Morgan -Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Percussion
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Flute, Saxophone, Percussion
  • Fred White - Drums, Percussion
(1981 - 1982)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass, Percussion, Vocals
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion
  • Johnny Graham - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Trumpet, Percussion
  • Larry Dunn - Keyboards, Synthesizers, "Mini-Moog"
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Flute, Saxophone, Percussion
  • Fred White - Drums, Percussion
  • Roland Bautista - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • Beloyd Taylor - Percussion, Vocals (Tour Only-1981-1982)
(1982 - 1983)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass, Percussion, Vocals
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion
  • Johnny Graham - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Trumpet, Percussion
  • Larry Dunn - Keyboards, Synthesizers, "Mini-Moog"
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Flute, Saxophone, Percussion
  • Fred White - Drums, Percussion
  • Roland Bautista - Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
(1987 - 1991)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Saxophone
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Guitar, Vocals
  • Dick Smith - Guitar, Vocals
  • Vance Taylor - Keyboards
(1991 - 1992)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Saxophone
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Guitar, Vocals
  • Vance Taylor - Keyboards
(1992 - 1993)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Saxophone
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Guitar, Vocals
  • Vance Taylor - Keyboards
  • Fred Ravel - Keyboards
(1993 - 1995)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Morris Pleasure - Keyboards, Bass
  • Fred Ravel - Keyboards
  • Gary L. Morgan -Vocals, Guitar, Drums,
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • David Romero - Percussion
(1996 - 1998)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Mike McKnight - Keyboards
  • Morris Pleasure - Keyboards, Bass
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • David Romero - Percussion
(1998)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Mike McKnight - Keyboards
  • Morris Pleasure - Keyboards, Bass
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Sonny Emory - Drums, Vocals
  • Robert Brookins - Musical Director, Keyboards
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • David Romero - Percussion
(1999 - 2001)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Morris Pleasure - Keyboards, Bass
  • Gordon Campbell - Drums
  • Robert Brookins - Musical Director, Keyboards
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
(2001 - 2002)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Robert Brookins - Musical Director, Keyboards
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • Sheldon Reynolds - Lead Guitar, Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums
  • Daniel de los Reyes - Percussion
  • Bobby Gonzales - Rhythm Guitar
(2002)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Robert Brookins - Musical Director, Keyboards
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • Bobby Gonzales - Lead Guitar, Vocals
  • John Johnson - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums
  • Daniel de los Reyes - Percussion
  • Kimberly Brewer - Vocals
(2002 - 2004)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Robert Brookins - Musical Director, Keyboards
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • John Johnson - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums
  • Kimberly Brewer - Vocals
  • Daniel de los Reyes - Percussion
(2004)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Greg "G-Mo" Moore - Rhythm Guitar
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • Vadim Zilberstein - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • Krystal Bailey - Vocals
  • Kim Johnson - Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums
(2004 - 2008)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Greg "G-Mo" Moore - Rhythm Guitar
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • Vadim Zilberstein - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • Kim Johnson - Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums
(2008–Present)
  • Maurice White - Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion
  • Verdine White - Bass
  • Philip Bailey - Vocals, Conga, Percussion, Kalimba
  • Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • B. David Whitworth - Percussion, Vocals
  • Greg "G-Mo" Moore - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
  • Myron McKinley - Keyboards
  • Morris O'Connor - Lead Guitar
  • Kim Johnson - Vocals
  • Philip Bailey, Jr.- Vocals
  • John Paris - Drums

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The Phenix Horns

The Phenix Horns line-up

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The Earth, Wind & Fire Horns

The Earth, Wind & Fire Horns line-ups
(1987 - 2004)
(2004–Present)
  • Reggie Young - Trombone
  • Gary Bias - Saxophone
  • Bobby Burns. Jr - Trumpet

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Timeline[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Earth, Wind & Fire Members". earthwindandfire.com.