L.A. Express

L.A. Express was an American jazz-funk band that released four albums between 1974 and 1976, the first two with featured saxophonist Tom Scott. Their first album features keyboardist Joe Sample and guitarist Larry Carlton, who cleared out respectively for Larry Nash and Robben Ford. Members: David Luell, Joe Sample, John Guerin, Larry Carlton, Larry Nash, […]

Joni Mitchell – The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975)

The Hissing of Summer Lawns is the seventh studio album by Canadian singer–songwriter Joni Mitchell, released in 1975 on Asylum. The album continues the jazz-folk fusion of her prior album (Court and Spark) and retains L.A. Express as her backing band along with eight additional guests. Joni’s Summer Lawns lyrics cover topics like Fifties nostalgia […]