born on 19/12/1949 in New York City, NY, United States
Leonard White III (born December 19, 1949) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American jazz fusion drummer, born in New York City, best known for being the drummer of Chick Corea's Return to Forever. A resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, White has been described as "one of the founding fathers of jazz fusion".
Credits partially adapted from AllMusic and Discogs.
- 1975: Venusian Summer (Nemperor)
- 1977: Big City (Nemperor)
- 1978: The Adventures of Astral Pirates (Elektra)
- 1978: Streamline (Elektra)
- 1979: Best of Friends (With Twennynine) (Elektra)
- 1980: Twennynine (With Lenny White) (Elektra)
- 1981: Just Like Dreamin' (With the Twennynine) (Elektra)
- 1983: Attitude (Wounded Bird)
- 1983: In Clinic (DCI)
- 1995: Present Tense (Hip Bop/Koch)
- 1996: Renderers of Spirit (Hip Bop Essence)
- 1999: Edge (Hip Bop Essence)
- 2002: Collection (Hip Bop)
- 2004: The Love Has Never Gone: Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire (Trauma)
- 2008: Hancock Island (Chesky)
- 2010: Anomaly (Abstract Logix)
- 1972: Azteca (Columbia)
- 1973: Pyramid of the Moon (Columbia)
- 2008: From The Ruins (Inakustic Gmbh)
With Gato Barbieri
- 1971: Fenix (Flying Dutchman)
With Ron Carter
- Stardust (Somethin' Else, 2001)
With Stanley Clarke
- 1973: Children of Forever (Polydor)
- 1975: Journey to Love (Nemperor)
With Al Di Meola:
- 1976: Land of the Midnight Sun (Columbia)
- 1977: Elegant Gypsy (Columbia)
With Return to Forever
- 1973: Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy (Polydor)
- 1974: Where Have I Known You Before (Polydor)
- 1975: No Mystery (Polydor)
- 1976: Romantic Warrior (Columbia)
- 2009: Returns (Eagle)
- 2009: Forever [as Corea, Clarke & White] (Concord)
- 2012: The Mothership Returns (Eagle)
With Larry Coryell & Victor Bailey
- 2005: Electric
- 2006: Traffic
With Chaka Khan, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Chick Corea & Stanley Clarke
- 1982: Echoes of an Era (Elektra)
- 1982: Echoes of an Era 2 – The Concert (Elektra)
- 1969 – Andrew Hill: Passing Ships (Blue Note) [not released until 2003]
- 1970 – Joe Henderson: If You're Not Part of the Solution, You're Part of the Problem (Milestone)
- 1970 – Freddie Hubbard: Red Clay (CTI)
- 1970 – Woody Shaw: Blackstone Legacy (Contemporary)
- 1970 – Miles Davis: Bitches Brew (Columbia)
- 1971 – Curtis Fuller: Crankin' (Mainstream)
- 1972 - Buddy Terry: Pure Dynamite (Mainstream)
- 1973 - Eddie Henderson: Realization (Capricorn)
- 1976 – Don Cherry: Hear & Now (Atlantic)
- 1976 – Jaco Pastorius: Jaco Pastorius (Epic/Legacy/Sony)
- 1986 – Eliane Elias: Illusions (Denon)
- 1990 – The Manhattan Project (Blue Note)
- 1990 – Michel Petrucciani: Music (Blue Note)
- 1993 - Bobby Hutcherson: Acoustic Masters II (Atlantic)
- 1994 – Marcus Miller, Michel Petrucciani, Bireli Lagrene & Kenny Garrett: Dreyfus Night in Paris (Dreyfus) [not released until 2003]
- 1995 – Urbanator: Urbanator (Hip Bop)
- 1997 – The Geri Allen Trio & The Jazzpar 1996 Nonet: Some Aspects of Water (Storyville)
- 1998 – Geri Allen: The Gathering (Verve, 1998)
- 1999 – Stanley Clarke, Karen Briggs, Rachel Z and Richie Kotzen Vertú (Sony)
- 2009 – The Stanley Clarke Trio: Jazz in the Garden (Heads Up)
- 2009 – The Buster Williams Trio: 65 Roses (Blueport)
- 2011 – Jamey Haddad, Lenny White, Mark Sherman: Explorations in Space and Time (Chesky)
- ^ "Lenny White on Grammy.com".
- ^ "All About Jazz: Lenny White biography". All About Jazz. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
- ^ Scott Yanow. "Allmusic: Lenny White biography". Allmusic.com. Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
^ Kara Yorio (December 19, 2013). "Teaneck's Lenny White to play four nights at Jazz Standard". The Record. Archived from the original on January 14, 2015. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
White, a two-time Grammy winner, is one of the founding fathers of jazz fusion. His first recording gig was with Miles Davis on the groundbreaking "Bitches Brew" album that was released in 1970.
- ^ "Allmusic: Lenny White – discography". Allmusic.com. Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
- ^ "Discogs: Lenny White III – discography". Discogs.com. Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
- Official website
- Lenny White video interview at All About Jazz
- Return to Forever: Twelve Historic Tracks at Jazz.com
- Lenny White biography at MusicTaste
- Lenny White on IMDb
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