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Artist’s Choice: Lenny White on Miles Davis

Lenny White picks his 10 favorite tracks by the legendary trumpeter and bandleader

Lenny White

Miles Davis is probably my biggest musical influence. The trumpet/drum relationship has always been a very dynamic one. I think that through his many musical directions I was opened to hear all the other musical influences that have shaped my personal musical approach. His loyalty and commitment to his musical roots, along with his willingness to take chances, was what made him and all of his musicians heroes for me.

“So What”
Kind of Blue (Columbia, 1959)

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