Offering (Larry Coryell album)

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Offering
Studio album by Larry Coryell
Released 1972
Recorded 17, 18, 20 January 1972 at Vanguard's 23rd Street Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz, Jazz fusion
Length 38:50
Label Vanguard
Producer Daniel Weiss
Larry Coryell chronology
Larry Coryell at the Village Gate (1971) Offering
(1972)
The Real Great Escape
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (C+) [2]

Offering is Larry Coryell´s seventh album as a leader.[clarification needed] The album was released 1972 on the Vanguard label featuring Steve Marcus soprano sax, Mervin Bronson on bass, Mike Mandel playing electric piano with fuzz-wah and Harry Wilkinson on drums. The album was produced by Daniel Weiss and engineered by Jeff Zaraya. The album reached number 20 on the Jazz Albums chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Larry Coryell, except where noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Foreplay" – 8:11
  2. "Ruminations"(Doug Davis) – 4:17
  3. "Scotland I" – 6:26

Side two[edit]

  1. "Offering" (Harry C. Wilkinson) – 6:37
  2. "The Mediation of November 8th" – 5:12
  3. "Beggar's Chant"(Davis) – 8:07

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production
  • Jeff Zaraya – engineering
  • Daniel Weiss – producer
  • Jules Halfant – art direction
  • France Ing – cover photo
  • John Gruen – back cover photo

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Jazz Albums[3] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Offering - Larry Coryell | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: CG: Larry Coryell". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Offering - Larry Coryell | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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