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Old 04-19-2008, 10:50 PM
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Default Re: Lenny White

In my personal opinion, Lenny was the FIRST true 100% fusion drummer... his sound and approach was not jazz, nor rock... I mean you listen to Tony in Lifetime and it was jazz playing turned up 100 notches... Lenny was something different, it came from a funk groove perspective, with a jazz sensitivity... he along Billy Cobham opened a whole new window of pocket and chops bundled into one... too bad music critics and aficionados always put down that style of music (as well as prog) but those guys advanced the art of drumming to help it becomr what it is today.
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