Larry Eugene Carlton (born March 2, 1948) is an American guitarist who built his career as a studio musician in the 1970s and '80s for acts such as Steely Dan and Joni Mitchell. He has participated in thousands of recording sessions, recorded on hundreds of albums in many genres, for television and movies, and on more than 100 gold records. He has been a member of the jazz fusion group the Crusaders, the smooth jazz band Fourplay, and has maintained a long solo career.
Carlton married contemporary Christian music artist Michele Pillar in 1987; they divorced in 2013. He is the father of Katie Carlton and bass player Travis Carlton.
Movies & TV shows
Fourplay - Live in Cape Town
The world's top contemporary jazz ensemble performs live in South Africa, blending their smooth jazz signature sound with large doses of pop, R&B and African beats.
Larry Carlton, Robben Ford & Autour Du Blues - Paris Concert
In late 2006, the New Morning presented an incredible meeting of legendary blues players specially flown in from Nashville & Tokyo, to live it up in Paris. As the climax of the club's 25th Anniver...
New Morning - 25th Anniversary
The 25 years of challanges and gambles have made the New Morning a cult institution, like the Blue Note and the Village Vanguard in New York. December 2006 was when the birthday took place.
Guitar Heroes - In Concert
The Guitar is the uncrowned king of rock ‘n’ roll instruments. Live, without any safety net, our Guitar Heroes make their instruments sing, laugh and cry, rage and rejoice as they dazzle you with thei...
Frank Cross is a wildly successful television executive with a cold ambition and acerbity that has driven away the love of his life in this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." After f...
Larry Carlton: In Concert
The Californian who is highly-respected on the college circuit has enhanced many recordings of numerous jazz, blues, rock or folk stars with his guitar playing. Live, with his own top-class band and a...
Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather Band - Paris Concert (2001)
Larry Carlton and Steve Lukather brought two of the world's greatest guitarists together at the height of their creative powers for a live concert in Paris in 2001, which was recorded in the summer of...
The Larry Carlton Trio: Estival Jazz Lugano 2011
Larry Carlton is performing with his son.
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