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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
Occupations Keyboardist / Songwriter / Producer / Music arranger
Years active Late 60's - present
Labels Columbia, ARC, Another Hit, 101 South
Website

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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.

Career[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


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Pampa News

Pampa News
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Larry Don Dunn was raised in a musical family, playing, traveling and recording music since the age of 6. He has five national tours under his belt, and can play 11 instruments fluently. After 27 years of traveling with other musicians and family members.
 
Ashley COunty Ledger
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:02:06 -0700

(Updated) LITTLE ROCK – Fifteen outstanding teachers from around the state, including one from Hamburg and a graduate of Hamburg High School, have been selected as 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year regional finalists. Gov. Mike Beebe was to ...
 
Daily Sentinel
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700

All nine members of the Eastern cross country program qualified for regionals, as did the Southern boys team Saturday morning at the 2014 Division III Southeast District cross country championships held at the University of Rio Grande in Gallia County.

Lebanon Democrat

Lebanon Democrat
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Last week when I called Chris Nischan at his Nashville home, he'd just returned from five weeks of guiding elk hunters in New Mexico. He said he might go turkey hunting the next morning. Then he would start getting ready to guide Baxter's Larry Dunn on ...

Lebanon Democrat

Lebanon Democrat
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:13:15 -0700

A Lebanon man charged with a pair of robberies and statutory rape pleaded guilty in Wilson County criminal court Monday morning. Xavier Smith xsmith@lebanondemocrat.com. Lebanon. Sep 23, 2014. Larry Dunn ...
 
Moultrie Observer
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:30:00 -0700

“At approximately (9:55 p.m.) the helicopter was on scene and discovered (her) lying in a cotton field south of Larry Dunn Road,” the reports said. “She was in good health and did not have visible signs of injury.” A complete tally of the cost of the ...

Bismarck Tribune

Bismarck Tribune
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:07:30 -0700

Ted is survived by his wife, Luella, Hazen; three children, Gene (Nancy) Wolf, and Gerald (Kim) Wolf, both of Hazen, and Gloriann (Bob) Sniegowski, Aurora, Ill.; four grandchildren, Melissa (Gilbert) Rakes, Amanda (Larry) Dunn, Krissondra (Jeff) Klop ...
 
Daily Sentinel
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Conner Wolfe paced the Tornadoes with a third-place effort of 19:29.8, followed by Larry Dunn (19:53.3) in fifth place and Joseph Morris (20:17.0) in the eight spot. Bradley McCoy (21:07.1) and Lucas Hunter (22:01.3) rounded out the team tally with ...
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