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Travis Carlton

Travis Carlton started playing the bass around thirteen years old. He started on guitar a few years earlier playing mostly blues and rock, but soon gravitated towards the bass. During his high school years in Lebanon, Tennessee, Travis started playing bass in local rock bands. Around fifteen he started listening to more jazz and funk discovering music from The Meters, Bootsy Collins, Miles Davis, Herbie Handcock, Jimmy Smith, ect. In 2001 after a visit to California to see family, Travis decided to go to the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. There he took lessons for the first time on bass studying with great teachers such as Dave Keif, Ernest Tibbs, Putter Smith and Carl Schroder among others

Album

I Love Paris

Label: Blue Canoe Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Autumn Leaves; I Fall In Love Too Easily; Dat Dere; Sentimental Journey; Don't Explain; I Love Paris; My Funny Valentine; Yesterdays; What Lola Wants; Killing Me Softly With Your Song

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Article: Album Review

Groove Legacy: Groove Legacy

Read "Groove Legacy" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Built around the core of saxophonist Paulie Cerra, keyboardist Bill Steinway and bassist Travis Carlton (son of legendary guitarist Larry Carlton), Groove Legacy is just as much a sound and feel as it is this band and the title of their eponymous debut. Although they've collectively played with everyone from Al Green through Stevie Wonder to ...

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Article: From the Inside Out

India to Italy, Brazil to Slovenia–Where WON'T Jazz Go?

Read "India to Italy, Brazil to Slovenia–Where WON'T Jazz Go?" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Avataar Petal Self-Produced 2016 While growing up in the Northern Ontario mining town of Sunbury, he was known as “Sam." But in his early twenties, Sundar Viswanathan reconnected with his Indian name and heritage, and, through several conservatory courses spanning North Indian classical to Turkish maquam music, dove ...

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Article: Live Review

Scott Henderson Trio: Bangkok, Thailand, March 18, 2011

Read "Scott Henderson Trio: Bangkok, Thailand, March 18, 2011" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Scott Henderson TrioMello YelloBangkok, ThailandMarch 18, 2011 The Scott Henderson Trio crowned an impressive inaugural fortnight at Mello Yello, with an electrifying performance in front of a small but appreciative audience. With jazz clubs few and far between in Bangkok, the opening of Mello Yello at RCA, in the clubbing heartland ...


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