Gary Sherman

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gary Sherman was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1945. He studied design and photography at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Sherman started out as a filmmaker by making music clips and short movies in the mid 60s which where early precursors to MTV music videos. While still a teenager Sherman worked as a session musician for the legendary Chess Records label singing back-up and harmony (Sherman sings with Eric Clapton on the hit song "Shapes of Things"). He was highly active in the 60s Civil Rights movement as well (Sherman's uncle served in the Army Photographic Corps). Read more...