Larry Carlton + Tak Matsumoto = New Album!

Posted on March 28, 2010
Tak Matsumoto News

Apparently this has been around for some time, and it has not been officially announced yet, however, we do have a source to confirm it: WBA Entertainment Inc.

For those who don’t know Larry Carlton, he’s an American jazz fusion, pop, rock guitarist and a singer. Throughout his career he’s earned 3 Grammy awards for his works.

And here’s what they write in the announcement:

Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto

Recording a new album together in September 2009

Touring together in 2010 & 2011

Carlton’s melodic  yet  aggressive  approach  to writing  and  playing  on  this  CD blended with Tak’s proven ability  to write and perform Hit  songs make  for a unique Guitar experience.  Drawing upon their knowledge and different music backgrounds  Larry  &  Tak  have  forged  Eastern  and Western  guitar  styles  to create a truly magical and unique album unlike any other. The best of East and West!
[…]

Source: http://www.wba-ent.com/LarryCarlton/ONESHEET_Larry_Carlton_and_Tak_Matsumoto.pdf

Now, in February 2010 Larry Carlton announced, that the projects with Robben Ford, with Keb Mo, with Tak Matsumoto and his album honoring Gamble & Huff’s Sounds of Philadelphia (T.S.O.P) are already completed or in their final stages of completion.

Press release here: http://www.wba-ent.com/Press/LC100218_Larry_Carlton_Fourplay_PressRelease.pdf

Last but not least, here’s a performance by Larry Carlton:

2 responses to “Larry Carlton + Tak Matsumoto = New Album!”

  1. Lum says:

    Now even B’z official site confirms it 😉

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