For Immediate Release
Jazz Guitar Icon Larry Coryell To Release New Studio Album “Barefoot Man: Sanpaku”
Los Angeles – Much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, Jazz guitar icon Larry Coryell, one of the most respected and celebrated guitarists of his generation, offers a brand new album of seven original compositions titled “Barefoot Man: Sanpaku”!
Says Larry, “I was inspired by John Lappen’s suggestion that I do a recording similar to one that I did in the 70’s that had a lot of energy. Using that as a template I carved out several compositions that I felt would be appropriate. The result was better than I expected; I had a great rhythm section in John Lee and Lee Pierson, and the soloists from Florida, Lynne Arriale and Dan Jordan, played on a world class level. Michael Franklin’s production was hands off except for a few relevant suggestions that really helped round out the project.”
In addition to Coryell’s signature guitar playing, this album features the talents of award-winning pianist Lynne Arriale, longtime Coryell collaborator John Lee on bass, Dan Jordan on saxophone and flute, and drummer Lee Pierson!
2. Back To Russia
3. If Miles Were Here
4. Improv On 97
7. Blue Your Mind
Release date October 14, 2016 – Purple Pyramid Records
Catch Larry Coryell LIVE
Delray Beach, FL – Oct 14
Middletown, NY – Oct 22
Birdland Jazz Club (Germany) – Oct 28
Cork Jazz Festival (Ireland) – Oct 30
Deidesheim (Germany) – Oct 31
Ra Ra Room (London) – Nov 1
JJ Smyth’s (Ireland) – Nov 3
Jazz Showcase (Chicago) – Nov 17-20
The Birdcage (Australia) – Dec 13
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