Krantz Carlock Lefebvre

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Krantz Carlock Lefebvre is an album by Wayne Krantz released in 2009. "This trio's famously long residency at New York's 55 Bar used to be documented by downloadable recordings of the gigs the same night, and though the guitarist has access to a conventional recording studio here, he has kept the same improvisational live feel, augmenting it with some overdubbed theme statements and quirkily offhand vocals on four tracks. Krantz is accompanied by his regular partners, Tim Lefebvre (bass) and Keith Carlock (drums), and the bone-crunching three-way conversation they keep up joins the impact of a heavy rock power-trio to the harmonic sleight-of-hand and melodic slipperiness of a contemporary jazz band." [3]

Tim Lefebvre

Tim Lefebvre is an American bass guitarist. Both as a session musician and band member, he has worked with a wide range of musicians, including David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Sting, Empire of the Sun, The Sleepy Jackson, Wayne Krantz, Patti Austin, John Mayer, Jovanotti, Chuck Loeb, Mark Guiliana, Jamie Cullum, Chris Botti, and Knower. A member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, he has performed on film and television soundtracks, including Ocean's Twelve, The Departed, Analyze That, The Sopranos, and 30 Rock.

Keith Carlock American musician

Keith Carlock is an American jazz drummer who has played with Toto, Wayne Krantz, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, John Mayer, Sting, and Chris Botti. In Modern Drummer's 2009 Readers Poll, he was voted best Pop, Fusion, and All-Around drummer. He is a member of the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.


Track listing

All songs written by Wayne Krantz

  1. "It's No Fun Not to Like Pop" – 5:45
  2. "War-Torn Johnny" – 5:38
  3. "Rushdie" – 3:59
  4. "Wine Is the Thread" – 5:48
  5. "The Earth from Above" – 4:33
  6. "Left It on the Playground" – 9:01
  7. "Jeff Beck" – 4:17
  8. "I Was Like" – 3:05
  9. "Mosley" – 3:04
  10. "Holy Joe" – 2:52
  11. "Rugged Individual" – 6:33


Wayne Krantz American guitarist

Wayne Krantz is an American jazz guitarist and composer. He has performed and recorded with Steely Dan, Michael Brecker, Billy Cobham, Chris Potter, David Binney and Tal Wilkenfeld. Since the early 1990s has focused primarily on his solo career, mostly as the leader of a trio.

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  1. Fordham, John. "Wayne Krantz: Krantz Carlock Lefebvre; The Guardian". Retrieved 15 October 2009.
  2. Patterson, Ian (25 August 2009). "Wayne Krantz/ Keith Carlock / Tim Lefebvre: Krantz Carlock Lefebvre (2009)". All About Jazz. Retrieved 25 August 2009.
  3. Fordham, John. "Wayne Krantz: Krantz Carlock Lefebvre; theGuardian". Retrieved 15 October 2009.