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LARRY CARLTON & LOUIE SHELTON BACKED BY OUR OWN MUSIC HEROES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 2, 2014

It’s great to see local musicians Gerry Pantazis (drums), Phil Turcio (keyboards) and Craig Newman (bass) backing the legendary American guitarist Larry Carlton as he tours the country. Larry is famous for licks on classic recordings by Joni Mitchell, The Crusaders and Steely Dan. Of course he’s also won 4…

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LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD June 13, 2007 | Author: Marcel Yammouni Throughout the 70s when fusion was king, Larry Carlton was one of the busiest session guitarists on the planet. He played on  many classic albums by artists as revered as Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel and The Doobie Brothers. As a jazz and fusion  solo performer his career has been as equally successful netting him three Grammy Awards. Robben Ford also got his start  in the same 70s scene playing with LA Express and The Yellowjackets. However Ford chose more of a blues path, making a  name for himself with his band The Blue Line. Recently they were both in Australia sharing the stage and playing tracks  from their 2006 live release,’Tokyo Bluenote’. AM’s Marcel Yammouni and Juno Roxas tracked the two guitar legends  down for a chat. Pic by Edwina Pickles AM: When did you guys first meet? RF: It was roughly 1974. Larry couldn’t do the tour with Joni Mitchell for the ‘Court and Spark’ album that he had played on…

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