Jazz & Blues (Gospel, Traditional, Funk), New Music, Pop & Rock, Traditional Folk (Us/Int)
(2004) Larry studied with Dale Brunner (Johnny Smith) and Jackie King (Willie Nelson). He signed with/recorded for Warner Bros., Rounder, and Rhino record companies. Larry has written, recorded, and produced 6 indie CDs. As a published songwriter he has had music placed in film and television, MUZAK, Pandora, and been recorded by other artists and included on compilation CDs. Larry has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and opened for Stevie Ray Vaughn, Four Tops, Bonnie Raitt, Tower of Power, Dr. John, Stylistics, Robben Ford and John Lee Hooker, among many others. He has worked with Big Joe Turner, Bo Diddley, Steve Cropper, John Oates and Eddie Money.
He teaches flat pick and finger picking in many styles including; blues, rock, jazz, r&b, folk, bluegrass, and country. Teaching privately for over 20 years he has worked with beginning to advanced students of all ages. Lessons are tailored to each student’s needs and can include notated studies of: scales, licks, arpeggios, chord inversions, theory, solo transcriptions, and songs. Also, he teaches/coaches songwriting. Has recently written and taught two comprehensive songwriting courses, ‘Songwriting Fundamentals’ and ‘Lyric Writing: the Language of Lyric’.