PEACE DECLARED—Leroy “Lonnie” Jordan, the only remaining original band member of War, leads the group through a jumping two-hour set at The Canyon club on Dec. 27.
Following its roots as the backup band for Eric Burdon in 1969, War has become rock’s ultimate hyphenated band. Impossible to pigeonhole, the group was music’s original fusion band, incorporating elements of funk, jazz, reggae, soul, disco and blues.
Although War has seen more than two dozen musicians pass through it...
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