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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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Sun, 09 Aug 2015 19:49:13 -0700

Manager Larry Dunn, who retired from the Navy in 1993, said he works at the shop because he's passionate about gun education. The Severn resident, who patiently built up my knowledge of how guns work and how to purchase one, is a former firearms ...


Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 -0700

Collingwood resident Kevin Murray filed a complaint against Fryer after the councillor voted on issues involving his brother-in-law Larry Dunn's companies, Dunn Capital Corporation and Ace Cabs. “I am satisfied that there was no intent to unduly ...

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 ...


Sun, 16 Aug 2015 05:08:31 -0700

“I don't know where she is. I heard that she was here today but I didn't see her.” Larry Dunn, an Iowa Democrat who's leaning toward Sanders, was bitter about not being invited to private events Clinton has held here in Iowa. “When she was here two ...

Cincinnati CityBeat

Cincinnati CityBeat
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:00:00 -0700

EW&F was founded in 1969 by tenor lead vocalist Maurice White, and while it kept some consistent members over the years — including falsetto vocalist Philip Bailey, bassist Verdine White, percussionist Ralph Johnson, keyboardist Larry Dunn and ...
Leader and Times
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:42:03 -0700

... TCEC Chief Executive Officer; middle row: Michael Henderson, President of Today's Power, Inc.; Stan Ralstin, Oklahoma Department of Commerce; Larry Hodges, TCEC Trustee; Shawn Martinez, TCEC Trustee; Larry Dunn, TCEC Trustee; Michael Teague, ...
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 ...

Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:15:29 -0700

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo is appealing a conviction of driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated. Carrillo's lawyer, Larry Dunn, said he's filed a notice of appeal with the Carson City ...

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