b. Noel Pointer, 26th December 1954, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
d. 19th December 1994, U.S.A.
Noel Pointer studied classical violin before he signed with Blue Note as a jazz musician in the early '70's.
His releases of light instrumental pop and fusion also included guest stints by vocalists.
Pointer moved to United Artists in 1978, and his 'Hold On' LP had Patti Austin as the featured singer.
Pointer recorded with Norman Connors and did sessions for several other artists.
He resurfaced in 1993 on a Shanachie date 'Never Lose Your Heart.'
Noel Pointer died, tragically, from a stroke on 19th December 1994.
Phantazia (Liberty Records 1977)
Hold On (United Artists Records 1978)
Feel It (Liberty Records 1979)
Calling (United Artists Records 1980)
All My Reasons (Liberty Records 1981)
Direct Hit (Liberty Records 1982)
Never Lose Your Heart (Shanachie Records 1993)