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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

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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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350 news items

Broadway World
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 08:41:15 -0800

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 Friday, Feb.
Sedona Red Rock News
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:00:48 -0800

Keyboard player Larry Dunn was instrumental in catapulting Earth, Wind & Fire into R&B stardom, resulting in sales of more than 100 million albums worldwide, six Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards, a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, induction ...

Port Huron Times Herald

Port Huron Times Herald
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:45 -0800

Fish Fry, noon-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Father Larry Dunn Hall, 310 N. Main St., Yale. $10 adults, $4 children age 5-12, free for children 4 and younger. Sponsor: Knights of Columbus Council 8710. St. Clair Duplicate Bridge Club, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Come with a ...

New America Media

New America Media
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 02:08:20 -0800

“Tribal people are put at an unreasonable risk by their consumption [of fish],” says Larry Dunn, an expert on tribal health who works as an environmental manager for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, on the Olympic Peninsula. “People are ingesting these ...


Sedona Eye
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:34:25 -0800

The Festival opens Friday, February 20, 2015, with a concert by The Larry Dunn Orchestra performing the music of Earth, Wind & Fire. Dunn was the keyboardist and musical director for EW&F during the band's remarkable R&B run which produced more than ...

Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Daily Sun
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 04:00:00 -0800

This year, attendees will be treated to live performances from Ed Asner, Richard Dreyfuss, Larry Dunn of Earth, Wind and Fire and John Waters closing out the festival with a special performance. The Sedona Film Festival will take place over multiple ...
pride source.com
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:03:45 -0800

One happened in 2012 in Dallas, Texas when Larry Dunn says he had to stab Cicely Bolden to death because of her HIV-positive status. The other is a case currently in the courts in Wisconsin. There, Clayton Courtney is facing murder charges in the death ...


Dallas Morning News
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:20:41 -0700

Larry Dunn believed he was a walking dead man. So, he told police, he killed the woman he held responsible. Dunn, 37, was cheating on his wife with Cicely Lee Bolden when Bolden revealed to him that she was HIV positive. A week later, in September ...

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