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Review: Two New Albums featuring Larry Coryell

One of music’s greatest guitarists, Larry Coryell has enjoyed – and continues to enjoy – a long and storied career. After his professional start playing with Chico Hamilton, Coryell launched a solo career, enlisting the musical help of some of the most innovative, boundary-pushing musicians to aid in his own musical explorations. He’s played in

Hundred-word Reviews: New Jazz

So much music, so little time. I’m still a relative novitiate when it comes to jazz, but I know what I like. And I like these. All new/contemporary artists, these five albums represent a wide swath across what’s happening in jazz today, though each has a sonic foundation in earlier styles (most notably but not