RIP Larry Coryell

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Source: NPR.

Larry Coryell, the jazz guitarist known as the “Godfather of Fusion,” died Sunday night at a hotel in New York City, according to his publicist. He was 73. Coryell was still performing more than 50 years after his first recordings. He played at New York jazz club Iridium on Friday and Saturday night, and had plans for a summer tour with his fusion group The Eleventh House.

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