Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine – Splendid

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The companion to Twin House proves to be just as good as the first. This session is a bit more experimental than the first and includes the always reliable Joachim Kühn on piano (“Dues Xango”). Like their first effort, it is not just their remarkable technique that makes this a worthy effort, but also the energetic compositions. Splendid is just as good, if not better, than Twin House, hence, both are recommended (AllMusic Review by Robert Taylor,

Track listing:
A1 One Plus Two Blues (Larry Coryell)
A2 Snowshadows (Coryell) 5:18
A3 Transvested Express (Philip Catherine) 8:47
A4 Deus Xango (Astor Piazzola) 14:09
B1 My Serenade (Django Reinhardt) 19:38
B2 No More Booze (Coryell) 24:32
B3 Father Christmas (Catherine) 28:18
B4 A Quiet Day In Spring (Julie Coryell) 30:58
B5 The Train And The River (Jimmy Giuffre) 35:02


Larry Coryell – guitar
Philip Catherine – guitar
Joachim Kühn – piano


Recorded in Hamburg in February 1978 at Rüssl Studio