“As one of the pioneers of jazz-rock -- perhaps the pioneer in the ears of some -- Larry Coryell deserves a special place in the history books. He brought what amounted to a nearly alien sensibility to jazz electric guitar playing in the 1960s, a hard-edged, cutting tone, phrasing and note-bending that owed as much to blues, rock and even country as it did to earlier, smoother bop influences. Yet as a true eclectic, armed with a brilliant technique, he is comfortable in almost every style, covering almost every base from the most decibel-heavy, distortion-laden electric work to the most delicate, soothing, intricate lines on acoustic guitar.” Billboard
When it comes to Jazz Royalty, you don't do much better than Master Guitarist Larry Coryell. As a major influence on Jazz during the 20th century, he is proving that he is still influencing Jazz in the 21st century.
He is without doubt one of the most virtuosic Jazz artist alive. Larry has a heavy touring schedule around the globe and we are privileged to bring him back to Bird's Basement as so many people have missed his residency in last December. We are delighted to have him back with his own US fusion band.
Julian Coryell, guitar (Larry’s own son).
Gaye Lynn McKinney on, drums (Aretha Franklin's drummer)
Ralph Armstrong, bass (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
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