One of the founding members of the legendary funk outfit explains how he conquered the world with massive talent and minimal gear.

Between soundcheck and a meet-and-greet appearance, Verdine White took a minute to talk music, tone, gear, and philanthropy with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger when Earth, Wind & Fire played Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on their current world tour.


 

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How does a legacy artist stay on top of his game? The pianist, hit singer-songwriter, producer, and composer talks about the importance of musical growth and positive affirmation; his love for angular melodicism; playing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, jam, and soundtrack music; and collaborating with his favorite guitarists, including Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia.

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