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“Cosmic Messenger”
Jean-Luc Ponty
1976 — “Cosmic” was the word of the day.
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“earthrise” by bill anders (Apollo 8)

Carl Sagan’s Cosmic Message In A Bottle.

— Carl Sagan

dave.

VERNON REID (Living Colour)
DOUG WIMBISH
KEITH LEBLANC

There’d be no Fusion without the electric guitar.
— Lenny White (Bitches Brew Drummer)
LARRY CORYELL
JOHN McLAUGHLIN
CARLOS SANTANA
FRANK ZAPPA
DUANE ALLMAN
EDDIE HAZEL
JEFF BECK
TOMMY BOLIN
ROY BUCHANAN

RITCHIE BLACKMORE
ROY BUCHANAN
ROBBEN FORD w/Jimmy Haslip, Vinny Colaiuta
JING CHI (Trio)

JIMI HENDRIX
Ernie Isley
Eddie Hazel
Tommy Bolin …
JIMI HENDRIX
PRINCE
Blood Ulmer
Ernie Isley
Eddie Hazel
Sister Rosetta Tharp

Electric Jazz
The Ironic Replacement (of Herbie Hancock)
Electric Pianos
Chick Corea
Joe Zawinul
NOT FUSION
Jazz Rock
“Anything other than “Fusion.'”
Everything Is Fusion.
or Fusion is nothing at all.
Fusion Is Everything
“A” Is For “Anything.”
Vernon Reid
Cindy Blackman
John Medeski
Carlos Santana
John McLaughlin
Bill Connor
Earl Klugh
“Gold Top” Gibson Les Paul
gifted to Captain Kirk (The Roots)
“The Red Violin”
“Twenty Bucks”
Al Di Meola
TRIO OF DOOM
JIMI HENDRIX
EXPERIENCE
BAND OF GYPSYS
Robin Trower
Ronnie Montrose (Edgar Winter)
Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)
James Gang
Mountain
Ronnie Montrose
Steve Stevens
w/Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin
JING CHI
ROBBEN FORD w/Jimmy Haslip, Vinny Colaiuta

THE ROLLING STONES
THE BEATLES
Billy Preston (played with both the Rolling Stones and the Beatles)

1965 — MOTOWN (Invading Britain)
JEFF BECK
“Superstition” (w/Stevie Wonder)
Jack Bruce (w/Marvin Gaye) Never Came To Be.
YARDBIRDS
Eric Clapton (Cream)
Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
Jeff Beck (Beck, Bogert, Appice)
Kim Simmonds (Foghat)
Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac)

THE BRIDGE
“River of Song” (Rufus Thomas)

 

MILES DAVIS (THE CREATOR)
BITCHES BREW

Bitches Brew isn’t ‘Fusion,’ it’s Miles (Davis) playing Rock N Roll.”

— Lenny White

MILES DAVIS w/ PRINCE
w/ JOHN COLTRANE (“My Favorite Things”)
Change was always gonna come.

The Importance of Nursery Rhymes … BERNIE WORRELL

Miles wanted electric pianos, replacing (ironically) Herbie Hancock (Future Shock “Rockit”) Joe Zawinul and Chick Corea. John McLaughlin Lenny White