Larry Carlton with special guest Robben Ford “Live In Tokyo”

 

Larry Carlton

with special guest Robben Ford

“Live In Tokyo”

Larry Carlton with Special Guest Robben Ford, Two Legendary Guitarist… One Stage. This CD is a guitar lover’s dream! Nineteen-time Grammy nominee, Four-time Grammy winner and all-time guitar great, Larry Carlton established himself from his first recording, A Little Help From My Friends. His studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and literally dozens of others. He went on to perform with the Crusaders and then with the multi platinum jazz super group Fourplay. With 30 albums to his credit and having performed on over 100 albums that have gone Gold or Platinum, Larry Carlton has set a standard for artistry that spans three decades.
In 2008 Larry Carlton received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Guitar Player magazine at the historical Ryman Auditorium and was presented the “Titan of Tone” award from Premier Guitar Magazine at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Larry also picked up 2 more Grammy nominations bringing his career total to 19 nominations with 4 Grammy wins! Larry’s “Greatest Hits Rerecorded – Volume One” released by 335 Records was nominated for Best Pop Instrumental Album and “Fortune Teller” from Fourplay’s Energy was nominated for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

At the age of 18, Robben Ford was playing with the likes of Charlie Musslewhite, Jimmy Witherspoon, George Harrison, and Joni Mitchell. Ford is a founding member of the group “Yellowjackets,” which he stayed with until 1983. After that, Ford began touring with greats such as Miles Davis, Sadao Watanabe, and Little Feet, but then soon realized that his passion was towards his roots of blues. Ford just recently received a Grammy nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album.” Together the two pair a unique pairing of two all-time legendary guitarists. This CD promises to deliver unforgettable dueling guitar solos and a recording of the blues performed the way it was meant to be.

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Larry Carlton and Robben Ford Unplugged

 

Larry Carlton

Robben Ford

 “Unplugged”

                   First ever acoustic performance recorded with Robben Ford!

The New Morning club in Paris presents the incredible – and long awaited – pairing of two guitar giants for their first Unplugged show. Imagine: Larry Carlton and Special Guest Robben Ford, two legendary guitarists… one stage unplugged… a guitar lover’s dream! This unique pairing of two all-time great guitar legends delivers an unforgettable evening of dueling guitar solos and an uncompromising evening of The Blues performed the way it was meant to be.

Nineteen-time GRAMMY NOMINEE, four-time GRAMMY WINNER and all-time guitar great, Larry Carlton established himself from his first recording, A Little Help From My Friends. His studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and literally dozens of others. He went on to perform with the Crusaders and then with the multi platinum jazz super group Fourplay. With more than 30 albums to his credit and having performed on over 100 albums that have gone Gold or Platinum, Larry Carlton has set a standard for artistry that spans three decades.

Joining forces with Larry in Paris is Robben Ford who at 18 he was playing with the likes of Charlie Musselwhite, Jimmy Witherspoon, the L.A. Express with Tom Scott, George Harrison, and Joni Mitchell. He was a founding member of the Yellowjackets, then went on to tour with Miles Davis, Sadao Watanabe, and Little Feat. In 1992 he returned to his roots: the blues – a genre he masters in most exquisite grand style.

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CD TRACK LIST   

1.NM BLUES 08

2. THAT ROAD

3. MONTY

4. COLD GOLD

5. HAND AND HAND WITH THE BLUES

6. AMEN AC

7. I PUT A SPELL ON YOU

8. RIO SAMBA

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    DVD FEATURES

1. NM Blues 08

2. That Road  

3. Monty   

4. Cold Gold  

5. Hand In Hand With The Blues  

6. Amen AC   

7. I Put A Spell On You  

8. Rio Samba

DVD features:

Before the Show

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Larry Carlton and David T. Walker @ Billboard Live Tokyo

 

 Larry Carlton

David T. Walker

@Billboard Live Tokyo

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For the first time, these two legendary guitarists share the stage at  Billboard Live in Tokyo Japan. Neither of these legends is unfamiliar to Japan, both having commercial success that spans nearly 40 years. This special collaboration will no doubt be a fan favorite for guitar lovers.

Nineteen-time GRAMMY NOMINEE, four-time GRAMMY WINNER and all-time guitar great, Larry Carlton established himself from his first recording, A Little Help From My Friends. His studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and literally dozens of others. He went on to perform with the Crusaders and then with the multi- platinum jazz super group Fourplay. With 30 albums to his credit and having performed on over 100 albums that have gone Gold or Platinum, Larry Carlton has set a standard for artistry that spans three decades.

David T. Walker is a Legendary Artist, Guitarist, Musician, Producer, Composer known for His distinct and beautiful signature sound which is often compared to a Harp, Birds or Water with “Soul, In Light & Grace”. David’s signature sound brought him to work with artists such as Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Diana Ross, Four Tops, James Brown, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Cannonball Adderly, Stanley Turrentine, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, The Crusaders, Marlena Shaw, Quincy Jones, Carole King, Sammy Davis Jr. Barry White, Gene Page, Bill Withers, Dean Martin, The Isley Brothers, Mamas & Papas, Nancy Wilson, Barbara Streisand, Gladys Knight and many others.

Track listing:

1. Burnable
2. Nite Crawler
3. March Of The Jazz Angels
4. Soul Food Cafe
5. A Place For Skipper
6. 10PM
7. The Well’s Gone Dry
8. Feel Like Makin’ Love
9. My Baby By My Side (Bonus)

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Larry Carlton radio interview in Melbourne for Jazz Festival, listen here!

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drawingroom/attention-all-guitar-nerds21/5499084

Larry Carlton: Smooth jazz with contagious energy – Sydney Morning Herald

Click HERE to read about Mr. 335’s performance at the York Theater May 31, 3014 in Sydney Australia.

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