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Larry Carlton and Steve Lukather: No Substitutions - Live in Osaka

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Longtime L.A. studio guitarists and friends Larry Carlton and Steve Lukather lead a quintet rounded out with keyboards, bass, and drums on five instrumental tracks recorded live in Osaka, Japan.

No Substitutions opens with the Jeff Beck tune “The Pump," featuring repeated guitar solos over a long, static bass groove of steady eighth notes. After a ...

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Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather: No Substitutions - Live In Osaka

Read "No Substitutions - Live In Osaka" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

No Substitutions – Live in Osaka marks the first live performance collaboration by these seminal Southern California-based studio guitarists and group leaders. Guitarist Steve Lukather’s long term involvement with the pop band, “TOTO” amid countless sessions has made him perhaps one of the busiest and most sought after musicians on the West Coast, as the same ...