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Larry Dunn
Birth name Lawrence Dunhill
Born (1953-06-19)June 19, 1953 (age 60)
Origin Denver, Colorado, USA
Genres Funk / Jazz / R&B / Soul
Occupation(s) Keyboardist / Songwriter / Producer / Music arranger
Years active Late 60's - present
Labels Columbia, ARC, Another Hit, 101 South
Website http://www.larrydunnmusic.com

Larry Dunn (born June 19, 1953) is an American keyboardist, musical director and one of the early members of the music group Earth, Wind, & Fire. Dunn, along with other members of Earth, Wind & Fire were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.


Born Lawrence Dunhill, he attended East High School in Denver, Colorado. During most of the Earth, Wind & Fire years, Larry produced, performed, composed and arranged for side-projects like Dee Dee Bridgewater, Caldera, Ramsey Lewis, Ronnie Laws, Stanley Turrentine, Sylvia St. James, Lenny White with Twennynine, and many more.[1]

Dunn has also toured with Al McKay and his L.A. All Stars. He is, together with ex-EWF keyboardist Morris Pleasure and ex-EWF guitarist Sheldon Reynolds, one of the founding members of the band Devoted Spirits. The first Devoted Spirits album, Devoted Spirits: A Tribute to Earth Wind and Fire, contains their cover versions of classic EWF songs as well as some new material. A second Devoted Spirits album, called The Answer, is due to be released. Dunn and his wife Luisa are owners of Source Productions, and are involved in music for TV, film and commercials in addition to working with various other musicians.

Dunn has appeared live multiple times on the Jazz Matrix Show on Solar Radio with Michael J. Parlett. Dunn's second solo album will also soon be released, preceded by a single Finally, a collaboration with Beloyd Taylor and James Ingram.

Solo releases[edit]

Year CD Label Additional info
1992 Larry Dunn Orchestra : Lover's Silhouette Another Hit Records Original, US release
1996 Larry Dunn Orchestra : Lover's Silhouette 101 South ( fusion label ) European release


  1. ^ Music U.K magazine p49 (July 1984 Issue No.31) - Larry Dunn interview

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Shelby Star

Shelby Star
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:33:45 -0700

Larry Jackson took third at 78-81 159 with Larry Dunn in fourth at 81-83 164. Mary Robinson, Pierce's sister who attends Kings Mountain Middle School, took the women's crown in an 18-hole competition with a score of 78 with runnerup Ann Brooks with an ...
Point Pleasant Register
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Larry Dunn (18:09.9) placed 22nd, while Lucas Hunter (20:16.9) and Dimitrius Lamm (20:41.2) finished 58th and 64th respectively for the Purple and Gold. Ashley Woller won the girls race with a time of 20:56.8. Southern's Mallory Johnson (26:55.8 ...
Daily Sentinel
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:03:45 -0700

Larry Dunn (17:35.60) finished second for the Tornadoes, while Tylar Blevins (18:48.40) took 13th place. Lucas Hunter (19:52.10) and Dimitrius Lamm (20:00.20) placed 30th and 32nd, respectively, for the Purple and Gold. The Lady Marauders posted a ...
Prescott eNews
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 19:22:30 -0800

4, 2015): The 21st annual Sedona International Film Festival is kicking off the weeklong schedule of 160 films, workshops, panels and events with The Larry Dunn Anthology of Earth Wind & Fire, 12 musicians and singers and one magical night of music on ...

Fresno Bee

Fresno Bee
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:37:34 -0800

Keyboardist Larry Dunn performs tribute to Earth Wind & Fire at Warnors Theatre. Dunn, who played in the R&B group for a decade, was the band's musical director and helped craft the band's live show. By Joshua Tehee - The Fresno Bee ...
Point Pleasant Register
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:22:30 -0700

Larry Dunn paced the Tornadoes by finishing 14th with a time of 18:21.1, followed by Conner Wolfe (18:35.5) and Tylar Blevins (19:46.1) with respective finishes of 17th and 40th. Dimitrius Lamm (20:57.1) and Lucas Hunter (21:40.1) rounded out the SHS ...
Point Pleasant Register
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 13:25:45 -0700

Larry Dunn (18:24.5) was seventh, while Tylar Blevens (20:10.5) and Lucas Hunter (21:19.6) respectively placed 21st and 28th. Dimitrius Lamm (21:21.6) rounded out the SHS team score by finishing 29th. Ryan McCabe was also 34th with a mark of 22:13.0.

The Oberlin Review

The Oberlin Review
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:10:53 -0700

“It was encouraging to see that Sarah's rather modest $500 ambition has raised $1,600 dollars already, so there's obviously more of a community inclined to support this than was her baseline hope,” Larry Dunn said. Pretty Records just released its ...

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