Give the Drummer Some Master Class: Lenny White - San Jose Jazz

Give the Drummer Some Master Class: Lenny White

Thu, Jul 11
4:30pm Doors, 5pm showtime (Pacific)
SJZ Break Room

Presented by JaZzLine Institute, supported by California Arts Council

At 19, Lenny White played with Jackie McLean, recorded Bitches Brew with Miles Davis, and Red Clay with Freddie Hubbard. Lenny is one of the founding fathers of the jazz-rock movement and is a four-time Grammy Award winner. Lenny White earned a worldwide reputation as the drummer with Return to Forever and has played and collaborated with artists such as Joe Henderson, Gato Barbieri Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana, and Chaka Khan.

Lenny continues to lead and stay on the cutting edge of music by producing new artists and performing; he is in the process of writing original music to be performed by the NYU Orchestra in the fall of 2022, further expanding his musical footprint. Lenny is currently mentoring and teaching students at NYU Steinhardt and The New School.


Education, Jazz

SJZ Break Room

Our popup venue and video recording studio that we've developed in our offices at 310 S. First (map) at San Carlos in San Jose’s SoFA District. The technology of the space is first-class with marvelous sound, lighting and video, and all the action is projection-mapped to a 35′ X 14′ bank of windows, providing the show free to the public and enlivening downtown street life.

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Presented by

JaZzLine Institute, supported by the California Arts Council

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