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Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Coryell

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Larry Coryell
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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