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The Eleventh House was an important jazz fusion group of the 1970s led by guitarist Larry Coryell. The band was formed in 1973 and disbanded in 1976. Charter members of the Band beside Larry Coryell were: Randy Brecker trumpet, Mike Mandel keyboards, Danny Trifan bass and Alphonse Mouzon on drums. Bitches Brew (1970) by Miles Davis is considered the most influential early fusion album. ... Larry Coryell Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... Larry Coryell Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... Randy Brecker (b. ... Alphonse Mouzon Alphonse Mouzon is the Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records. ...


The band recorded their first recording entitled Introducing the Eleventh House in 1973, followed by Live In Montreux and Level One in 1974. A bootleg live recording was also released in 1975 entitled Live in Europe.


In 1974, Randy Brecker was replaced by trumpet player Michael Lawrence and Danny Trifan was replaced by bassist John Lee; after drummer Alphonse Mouzon left the band in 1975, drummer Gerry Brown replaced him. Their last incarnation in 1976 saw Japanese trumpeter Tirumasa Hino replace Lawrence in a more horn-driven funk context. The Aspects album along with the Brecker Brothers as guests was the result of this collaboration. Randy Brecker (b. ... Michael Lawrence is the co-author of Poppykettle Papers with Robert Ingpen, (among many other works of his own). ... John Lee is the name of: John Babbacombe Lee, the man they could not hang John B. Lee, a Canadian poet For the British politician, see either: John Michael Hubert Lee, Labour Party member for the Reading parliamentary constituency from 1966 - 1970 John Lee, Baron Lee of Trafford, former Minister... Alphonse Mouzon Alphonse Mouzon is the Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records. ...


1977 saw Coryell and Mouzon reunite with a more rock guitar oriented fusion band. Billed as the Coryell/Mouzon Band it also featured John Lee on bass and Philip Catherine on second guitar. They released one outstanding album entitled Back Together Again on Atlantic records. They later performed in various Rock or Jazz capacities with alternating members including bassist Miroslav Vitous until finally disbanding. Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... Miroslav Vitous (born 6 December 1947) is a Czech jazz bassist. ...


Eleventh House members Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon, Mike Mandel and John Lee recorded a rather commercial recording in 1984 called "The Eleventh House", although the music was nothing like the 70s Jazz-Rock. Larry Coryell Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... Alphonse Mouzon Alphonse Mouzon is the Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records. ... John Lee is the name of: John Babbacombe Lee, the man they could not hang John B. Lee, a Canadian poet For the British politician, see either: John Michael Hubert Lee, Labour Party member for the Reading parliamentary constituency from 1966 - 1970 John Lee, Baron Lee of Trafford, former Minister...


In 1998 The Eleventh House reunited and toured all over the world until the end of 1999. In 1998 The Eleventh House Reunion Band consisted of Larry Coryell on guitar, Randy Brecker on trumpet, Richard Bona or Jeff Berlin on bass and Alphonse Mouzon on drums. In 1999 original member John Lee joined the band on some occasions as did Coryell's son, Julian Coryell, on second guitar and either trumpeter Shunzo Ono or Donald Harrison on saxophone replaced Randy Brecker. Larry Coryell Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Randy Brecker (b. ... Richard Bona Richard Bona is a jazz musicican and bassist, was born in 1967 in Minta, in Cameroun, into a family of musicians. ... Jeff Berlin (born January 17, 1953) is an American electric bass player. ... Alphonse Mouzon Alphonse Mouzon is the Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records. ... John Lee is the name of: John Babbacombe Lee, the man they could not hang John B. Lee, a Canadian poet For the British politician, see either: John Michael Hubert Lee, Labour Party member for the Reading parliamentary constituency from 1966 - 1970 John Lee, Baron Lee of Trafford, former Minister... Shunzo Ono (born 29 March 1965) is a retired Japanese football player. ... Donald Harrison is a saxaphone player and native of New Orleans. ... The saxophone (colloquially referred to as sax) is a conical-bored instrument of the woodwind family, usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece like the clarinet. ... Randy Brecker (b. ...


The Eleventh House, alongside bands like The Mahavishnu Orchestra or Return to Forever, is widely considered as one of the pioneering Jazz-Rock bands of the mid-1970s. While the music of The Eleventh House was more funk oriented than the music of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, it was rawer and less conceptionally oriented than the music of Chick Coreas Return to Forever band. The Mahavishnu Orchestra was a jazz-rock fusion group that debuted in 1970 and dissolved in 1976, only to reunite briefly from 1984 to 1986. ... Return to Forever was the name of various jazz fusion bands founded and led by keyboardist Chick Corea. ... Jazz fusion (sometimes referred to simply as fusion) is a musical genre that loosely encompasses the merging of jazz with other styles, particularly rock, funk, R&B, and world music. ... The original lineup in 1972, featuring Billy Cobham, John McLaughlin, Jerry Goodman, Jan Hammer and Rick Laird. ... Chick Corea on the cover of sheet music book Chick Corea Collection Armando Anthony Chick Corea (born June 12, 1941) is a multiple Grammy Award winning American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer. ... Return to Forever was the name of various jazz fusion bands founded and led by keyboardist Chick Corea. ...


 
 

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