The Yellowjackets – Pioneers in Jazz Fusion

The Band Within a Band In 1977, Robben Ford brought together musicians of a veteran caliber to record, The Inside Story. This group consisted of keyboardist Russell Ferrante,  bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Ricky Lawson. The group, including Robben Ford., that discovered a “chemistry” in their primarily instrumental sound. A sound that Robben’s record company felt needed…

Who is Mr. 335, Larry Carlton?

Larry Carlton is a guitarist that has spanned all genres including jazz, rock, and jingles. Coming up in Southern California, Carlton picked up his first guitar at age 6 and never put it down. Carlton was introduced to jazz in junior high. That was cultured by hearing artists like Barney Kessel, B.B. King, and Coltrane….