Odis & Helen’s baby boy, known as Lenny, has been playing the electric bass since he was 12 years old. At 16, he started Classical lessons on the upright bass. Learning the French bowing technique.
After graduation from High school, He went to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Class of 1980. Being versatile in many styles, Lenny has played with Bo Diddley, Marilyn Maye, Betty Wright, Joe Bataan, Bobby Sanabria, Solomon Burke and Denny Laine. In addition, for 32 years he has been the bass player in the National Center of Afro-American Artists production of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes. This runs at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Boston every December.
Lenny was also a Boston Public School teacher. Teaching music to grades 5 through 8 for seven years.
Music has taken him all around the world, across the continental US. His musical talent has taken him to Turkey, Australia, Europe, Canada, Panama, the Caribbean and China. Currently playing bass with Joe Louis Walker, Lenny feels at home with this Guitar Innovator.
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