"Autumn Leaves" by Larry Coryell
"Autumn Leaves" by Coryell
An audio recording of "Autumn Leaves," composed by Joseph Kosma (1905-1969) with lyrics by Jacques Prévert (1900-1977, and performed by Larry Coryell (b. 1943) live on-air on WUCF-FM on June 8, 1999. Coryell is an American jazz fusion guitarist, composer, and one of the pioneers of jazz-rock, a fusion genre that combines elements of blues, rock, country, and bop. Considered by many to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Coryell has shared the stage with Miles Davis (1926-1991) and Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970). He has remained active since the 1960s, recording over 100 albums. "Autumn Leaves" is a jazz and pop standard composed by Kosma in 1945. American songwriter Johnny Mercer (1909-1976) wrote English lyrics in 1947.
Original 7-minute and 34-second audio recording: Kosma, Joseph and Jacques Prévert. "Autumn Leaves," by Larry Coryell: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, June 8, 1999.
Is Part Of
Jazz Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida
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7-minute and 34-second audio recording
WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Joseph Kosma and Jacques Prévert, performed by Larry Coryell, and published by WUCF-FM.
Copyright to this resource is held by Joseph Kosma and Jacques Prévert and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Coryell, Larry. Improvising: My Life in Music. New York: Backbeat, 2007.