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Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Coryell

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All About Jazz is celebrating Larry Coryell's birthday today!

Musician magazine named him to its list of 100 greatest guitarists alive today, and after releasing more than 60 albums as a leader and playing on dozens more as a sideman in the last 40 years, Larry Coryell\'s definitely earned that honor. Exploring the sound of the six-string in an extraordinary number of settings, he\'s done straight-ahead jazz, classical-influenced solo guitar, funk- rock fusion...Musician magazine named him to its list of 100 greatest guitarists alive today, and after releasing more than 60 albums as a leader and playing on dozens more as a sideman in the last 40 years, Larry Coryell\'s definitely earned that honor. Exploring the sound of the six-string in an extraordinary number of settings, he\'s done straight-ahead jazz, classical-influenced solo guitar, funk- rock fusion... more

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