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“You Know You Know” . . . . . : The Mahavishnu Orchestra

There were records that were pivotal in my wanting to play music: Allman Brothers Live At The Fillmore East and Eat A Peach, Grateful Dead Live Dead and Europe 72 and Mahavishnu Orchestra Inner Mountain Flame and Birds Of Fire.  The

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Posted in Improvisation, Jam Band, Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis

Call To The Higher Consciousness . . : Larry Coryell (1943 – 2017)

I was literally on my way out of town when I heard the news that guitarist Larry Coryell passed away. Nowadays, I am reluctant to write posts on the latest musician to pass away since it seems that every week

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Posted in Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis

Summer In The City Part 4: The Black Rock Coalition Tribute To Sonny Sharrock (1940 – 1994)

It was May, 1994 when the Central Park Summer Stage concert series announced their schedule. One of the shows that immediately caught my eye was The Lounge Lizards with Sonny Sharrock opening for them. I had seen The Lounge Lizards

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Posted in Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis
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