Listen on Apple Music. An acoustic guitarist with a very "Earl klugh heart string" tone, Earl Klugh does not consider himself a jazz player and thinks of Chet Atkins as being his most important influence. Klugh played on a Yusef Lateef album when he was 15 and gained recognition in for his contributions to George Benson's White Rabbit record.
He played regularly with Benson inwas briefly a member of Return to Forever inand then in the mid-'70s began recording as a leader. After a couple well-received solo albums on different Capitol imprints including Blue Note, Klugh hit pay dirt with 's One on One, a Grammy-winning collaboration with pianist Bob James.
More solo albums followed before the sequel to One on One, Two of a Kind, appeared in In he changed labels and released one of his most popular albums, Soda Fountain Shuffle, on Warner Bros. Klugh made his biggest artistic impression yet in with the self-explanatory Solo Guitar.
Two years later he would return the "serious jazz" repertoire of Solo Guitar, but this time with bassist Ralphe Armstrong and drummer Gene Dunlap on the acoustic bebop outing The Earl Klugh Trio, Vol. Cool from found him working with Bob James again and was followed by three more smooth releases for the Warner Bros family before the jump was made to Windham Hill with 's Peculiar Situation. Compilations, live albums, appearances with others, and reissues filled the years leading up to 's Naked Guitar, a stripped-down, standards-heavy album for the Koch label.
The Spice of Life followed in Inhe returned to recording. I'll See You Again. About Earl Klugh An acoustic guitarist with a very pretty tone, Earl Klugh does not consider himself a jazz player and thinks of Chet Atkins as being his most important influence. BORN September 16, Midnight In San Juan. Midnight In San Juan The Spice of Life The Best of Earl Klugh, Vol. The Spice of Life. Listeners Also Played See All.
Two of a Kind. Tom Scott and the L. The Best of Fattburger. Earl Klugh Trio, Vol. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Heart String - Earl Klugh on AllMusic - - To dismiss an Earl Klugh recording as easy. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Earl Klugh - Heart String at Discogs.
Complete your Earl Klugh collection. An acoustic guitarist with a very pretty tone, Earl Klugh does not consider himself a jazz
Earl klugh heart string and thinks of Chet Atkins as being his most important influence.