Matsumoto Congratulates Carlton For Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on May 2, 2011
Tak Matsumoto News

Larry Carlton, who won a Grammy Award together with Tak Matsumoto in February this year, has received the George Benson Lifetime Achievement Award at The Canadian Smoothies 2011 on April 29th. A video has been put on vimeo in which various musicians congratulate Mr. Carlton for this outstanding award. Among them is Tak Matsumoto. For the impatient: watch from 3:43!

“Hi, Larry-san! Congratulations to you. You are an amazing guitar player and so inspiring to me. I learned so much by working with you on the Take Your Pick album. So winning a Grammy with you is one of my greatest achievements in my life. I’ll treasure it forever. I owe you one.”

Larry Carlton: Benson Lifetime Achievement Award from TrueFire on Vimeo.

Congratulations to Mr. Carlton! And may he come to the States or Europe (or both!) and perform with Tak someday! 😉

2 responses to “Matsumoto Congratulates Carlton For Lifetime Achievement Award”

  1. anjoschka178 says:

    I got today this Mail:

    Larry Carlton is playing live in Germany on May 14th, 15th & 16th. The first performance is in Ludwigsburg, Germany at the Scala Ludwigsburg (Stuttgarter Straße 2, 71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany). Next, Larry heads to the Heinsberg International Guitar Festival at the Forum (Burgstrasse 8, 41844 Wegberg. Germany). Lastly, Larry will be playing in Darmstadt, Germany at the Centralstation Halle EG (Im Carree, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany).

    1. Chi says:

      wow, Mr. Carlton makes a good promotion in Germany

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