Offering (Larry Coryell album)

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Larry Coryell Offering.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedJanuary 17, 18, 20, 1972
StudioVanguard 23rd Street Studios, New York City
GenreJazz, Jazz fusion
ProducerDaniel Weiss
Larry Coryell chronology
Barefoot Boy
The Real Great Escape
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC+[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Offering is a jazz album by guitarist Larry Coryell that was released by Vanguard Records in 1972. Coryell's sidemen were Steve Marcus on soprano sax, Mervin Bronson on bass, Mike Mandel on electric piano, and Harry Wilkinson on drums. The album was produced by Daniel Weiss and engineered by Jeff Zaraya.[4]

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




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

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Jazz Albums[4] 20


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Offering – Larry Coryell | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Larry Coryell". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the '70s. Da Capo Press. ISBN 0306804093. Retrieved July 6, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Swenson, John, ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 51. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ a b "Offering – Larry Coryell | Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 25 May 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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