Carl Orr has performed and recorded with
some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham, George Duke,
Ernie Watts, Randy Brecker, Gary Husband and Bennie Maupin.
He is a regular at London’s legendary
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in his own band and as a member of drummer Mark
Fletcher's supergroup "Fletch's Brew”.
Carl has taught guitar at The Australian
Institute of Music, Brunel University, Middlesex University, London Centre Of
Contemporary Music and The Academy of Contemporary Music.
A prolific composer,Carl has recorded eight
albums as a leader and is featured on albums by Billy Cobham, Fletch's Brew,
Geoff Eales and Nathan Haines.
His latest album, Forbearance is a dramatic
departure from his jazz and fusion recordings of the past and with the aid of
producer Tim van der Kuil and arranger Grant Windsor,Carl has crafted a truly
unique acoustic guitar-based album exploring pop, rock, folk, Americana, and
He regards his music as his public
contribution to creating a peaceful, harmonious world.
Carl says "It is not enough for me for my
music to merely be a manifestation of the chaos and disharmony of the world,
but instead it must be a potent influence on creating peaceful relationships
between people. My aim is to make the listener feel calm,optimistic and