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Larry Carlton

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Born: Mar 2, 1948 in Torrance, CA
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Genre: Blues, Jazz
Biography: Like so many other Los Angeles studio musicians, guitarist and composer Larry Carlton was faced with a choice a number of years back: whether to go solo and develop a name for himself, or to continue the less risky, more lucrative existence of a session guitarist, making good money and recording with ...Read full biography
Larry Carlton
Released: 1978
Label: Rhino/Warner Bros.
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Carlton's debut was 1968's With a Little Help From My Friends, a respectable if not boring effort of him playing popular songs of the time. As the guitarist for the Crusaders, he helped to personify their ...Read full review
Alone / But Never Alone
Released: 1986
Label: Geffen
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One of the few smooth jazz artists of the '80s to make music that's simultaneously melodically substantial and sonically contemplative, Larry Carlton hit a career high on 1986's Alone/But Never Alone. ...Read full review