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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

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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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TheStranger.com

TheStranger.com
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:26:15 -0800

A couple years before, I started listening the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, then I found blues. Some of my classmates went on to play with Earth, Wind & Fire—Philip Bailey, the singer, and Larry Dunn, the piano player. We were mixing pop music ...

Dallas Observer (blog)

Dallas Observer (blog)
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:52:30 -0800

During his time here he also performed a show in Deep Ellum with a band that included Larry Dunn, the keyboardist best known for his work with Earth, Wind, & Fire. Foley realized there was something special about this music scene and eventually made ...

MyNewsLA.com

MyNewsLA.com
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:52:30 -0800

A 33-year-old Alhambra man accused of killing one man and wounding another during a New Year's Eve shootout in South Los Angeles pleaded not guilty Monday to murder and attempted murder. Tyrone Jermaine Bell, who appeared in court in a ...
 
Princeton Daily Clarion
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:39:53 -0800

Circuit Court Judge Larry Dunn revoked Welton's $30,000 cash bond. Dunn had sent the jurors home at 10:30 p.m. Monday after more than six hours of deliberations, then reconvened them at 9 Tuesday morning. Few people were called to the stand during ...
 
Chicago Tribune
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:16:40 -0800

Paul S. Nafziger, Wheaton 1.15%. "Drat. He took the operating instructions." - Mike Engle, Chicago 15.56%. "Yikes. Is that Pat Quinn's dignity?" - Larry Dunn, Chicago 1.44%. "Why is Rahm Emanuel living in your desk drawer?" - Mike Rourke, Chicago 1.15%.
 
TheBody.com
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:22:30 -0800

... violence against women with HIV is not rare. In 2012, in Dallas, Texas, Larry Dunn got up from the bed of his female sex partner, Cicely Bolden, walked into the kitchen, grabbed a knife and went back to bed. He then stabbed her twice in the neck ...
 
Magnoliareporter
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:20:05 -0700

Magnolia School District choral director Larry C. Dunn has been named one of 15 regional finalists for Arkansas Teacher of the Year. Related Collections. icon-collection Larry Dunn News articles, photos and video featuring Larry Dunn and the Magnolia ...
 
Magnoliareporter
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:13:47 -0700

Dunn teaches seventh through 12th grade vocal music at Magnolia Junior High School and Magnolia High School. He was chosen as the MJHS Teacher of the Year last month and competed against five other campus representatives for the district title.
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