Allen Blairman was an American jazz drummer best known for his recording with Albert Ayler and Mal Waldron known. He is known for such recordings as Nuits de la Fondation Maeght (1970) with Albert Ayler.
Charnett Moffett (1967 – 2022) was an American musician playing bass in the jazz idiom on such albums as Ask the Ages (1991).
This happened in 2018 but I’ve only just found out.
Norman Gimbel was an American lyricist of popular songs, television and movie themes known for the lyrics of such songs as “¿Quién será?” (1953), “Meditation” (1961), “How Insensitive” (1963), “Água de Beber” (1963), “Summer Samba” (1964), “The Girl from Ipanema” (1964) and “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (1972).
“Why Can’t We Live Together” is known for its early use of drum machine technology.
That drum machine appears to be the mambo preset from the Lowrey AR-4 (Automatic Rhythm) drum machine built in to the Lowrey organ.
“Hotline Bling” (2015) by Drake heavily samples the song.
Richard Podolor was an American musician known for such songs as “The Quiet Surf” which is featured on The Rising Surf (1963).
Richard Pratt was an American singer and co-founder of the American band Blue Magic.
Blue Magic was one of the more popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. The group was one of the earliest acts produced by Norman Harris. Backed by the MFSB house band, they are known for such recordings as “Welcome to the Club” (1974).
That song is featured on Grass Roots: Ashley Beedle (1999).