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Larry Coryell

Larry Coryell
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Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943 – February 19, 2017) was one of the great guitarists to come out of the fusion or jazz-rock style, both as a solo artist and with his band the Eleventh House. His career started in the early 60s playing in Northwest rock bands before moving to New York and embarking on a jazz-oriented path. Along with Bob Moses, Jim Pepper, and others, he formed the band Free Spirits, often credited as the very first group to combine jazz with rock music. He left Free Spirits to play with Gary Burton, raising his profile. His first solo release was Lady Coryell in 1968, and has continued to appear in live settings and on recordings with a wide variety of other musicians, both on acoustic and electric guitar.
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http://www.coryelljazz.com
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Releases on file (32)
Larry Coryell / Victor Bailey / Lenny White — Traffic Larry Coryell / Victor Bailey / Lenny White — Traffic
(Chesky Records 322, 2006, CD)
Larry Coryell / Victor Bailey / Lenny White — Electric Larry Coryell / Victor Bailey / Lenny White — Electric
(Chesky Records JD308, 2005, CD)
Larry Coryell / Badi Assad / John Abercrombie — Three Guitars Larry Coryell / Badi Assad / John Abercrombie — Three Guitars
(Chesky Records JD248, 2003, CD)
Dr. L. Subramaniam & Larry Coryell — From the Ashes Dr. L. Subramaniam & Larry Coryell — From the Ashes
(Water Lily WLA-CS-59-SACD, 1999, CD)
Network — Highly Committed Media Players Network — Highly Committed Media Players
(Wenlock WEN016, 1999, CD)
Larry Coryell — Spaces Revisited Larry Coryell — Spaces Revisited
(Shanachie 5033, 1997, CD)
Larry Coryell — Fallen Angel Larry Coryell — Fallen Angel
(CTI 67236-2, 1993, CD)
Larry Coryell — Twelve Frets to One Octave Larry Coryell — Twelve Frets to One Octave
(Shanachie SH 97015, 1991, CD)
Larry Coryell — American Odyssey Larry Coryell — American Odyssey
(DRG CDSL 5213, 1990, CD)
Larry Coryell — Shining Hour Larry Coryell — Shining Hour
(Savoy SVY 17281, 1990/2003, CD)
Larry Coryell — Dragon Gate Larry Coryell — Dragon Gate
(Shanachie 97005, 1989, CD)
Larry Coryell — Toku Do Larry Coryell — Toku Do
(Muse MCD 5350, 1988, CD)
Alphonse Mouzon / Larry Coryell — The 11th House Alphonse Mouzon / Larry Coryell — The 11th House
(Metronome 829 252-2, 1985, CD)
Larry Coryell & Michal Urbaniak — A Quiet Day in Spring Larry Coryell & Michal Urbaniak — A Quiet Day in Spring
(SteepleChase SCCD-31187, 1984/1992, CD)
The Larry Coryell / Michael Urbaniak Duo — The Larry Coryell / Michael Urbaniak Duo The Larry Coryell / Michael Urbaniak Duo — The Larry Coryell / Michael Urbaniak Duo
(Keytone KYT 716 , 1982/1986, CD)
Michael Mantler — Movies Michael Mantler — Movies
(WATT/ 7, 1978, LP)
Coryell / Catherine — Splendid Coryell / Catherine — Splendid
(Wounded Bird WOU 153, 1978/2007, CD)
Larry Coryell / Alphonse Mouzon — Back Together Again Larry Coryell / Alphonse Mouzon — Back Together Again
(Wounded Bird WOU 8220, 1977/2002, CD)
Larry Coryell / Philip Catherine — Twin-House Larry Coryell / Philip Catherine — Twin-House
(Wounded Bird WOU 123, 1977/2007, CD)
Larry Coryell — The Lion and the Ram Larry Coryell — The Lion and the Ram
(Arista AL 4108, 1976, LP)
Lenny White — Venusian Summer Lenny White — Venusian Summer
(Wounded Bird WOU 435, 1976/2001, CD)
The Eleventh House Featuring Larry Coryell — Level One The Eleventh House Featuring Larry Coryell — Level One
(Wounded Bird WOU 4052, 1975/2012, CD)
Larry Coryell — Planet End Larry Coryell — Planet End
(Vanguard VMD 79367-2, 1975/2001, CD)
Larry Coryell — The Restful Mind Larry Coryell — The Restful Mind
(Vanguard VMD 79353, 1975/2001, CD)
The Eleventh House with Larry Coryell — Introducing the Eleventh House with Larry Coryell The Eleventh House with Larry Coryell — Introducing the Eleventh House with Larry Coryell
(Vanguard VMD 79342, 1974/1989, CD)
Larry Coryell — The Real Great Escape Larry Coryell — The Real Great Escape
(Vanguard VSD-79329, 1973/2001, CD)
Larry Coryell — Offering Larry Coryell — Offering
(Vanguard VMD-79319, 1972/2001, CD)
Larry Coryell — Barefoot Boy Larry Coryell — Barefoot Boy
(One Way OW 71001, 1971/2000, CD)
Larry Coryell — Fairyland Larry Coryell — Fairyland
(Mega M51-5000, 1971, LP)
Larry Coryell — Spaces Larry Coryell — Spaces
(Vanguard VMD 79345, 1970/2012, CD)
Larry Coryell — Coryell Larry Coryell — Coryell
(Vanguard VSD 6547 , 1969, LP)
Larry Coryell — Lady Coryell Larry Coryell — Lady Coryell
(Vanguard 662125, 1969/1992, CD)

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