Recently I read an article in Electronic Music Magazine which featured Lenny Kravitz. The feature focused on the recording process of his latest release, “Black and White in America.”
There is a certain genius that comes with Lenny and his work. Being the sole musician (for the most part) on his albums and having the fortitude to remain true to himself, while expressing a particular mood is something worthy of respect. It seems he has the ability to turn a mood into a theme and that theme into a sonic presentation. Sometimes these themes reverberate to no end, other times they resonate only with his devout followers (which still are upward of millions worldwide).
My first “encounter” with Mr. Kravitz was in the late ’80s. It was rumored that he was dating my “TV girlfriend,” Lisa Bonet. It was a bad way to start a musical friendship… stealing a man’s…
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