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Larry Washington | Drummer * Educator * Music Composer * Recording Artist *Sound Designer

Larry’s passion for music began in Detroit,Michigan.Larry started playing drums at a very young age, and knew even then that music and performing would become his career. Larry has recorded, performed and toured with some of the world’s top recording artists and musicians both in the United States and internationally.(James Ingram, Brandy, Mandisa, Warren G, David Benoit, Solomon Burke, Ben Vereen) on camera performance, MTV, BET, ABC, NBC, Billboard Awards, Trumpet Awards, The Princess Diaries, Showgirls, The Whitehouse, The Apollo (London) ,Blue Note Jazz Clubs (Japan), Jazz Alley Seattle, Catalina (Hollywood) etc...just to name a few.

Building on his success as a drummer, Larry moved into the producer’s chair, and his work has been featured in Commercials, Television and Film. His skills are in demand as a Music Composer, Sound Designer & Foley Artist.. ( The History Detectives, Americas Most Wanted, Drive, Social Studies, Fox Sports, Section 8, Sister Act 2 (Back in the Habit), Good Burger, Rainbird Sprinklers, Hotel Planner.com, Urban Combat. Larry continues to compose, record and produce projects. He has received numerous awards for his music composition work on the Power (PSA) with narrator Jeffrey Osborne. Giving back to the community is very important to Larry, and he is involved with the The National Fibromyalgia Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association,he received the 2012 Presidents Service Award for assisting our Los Angeles Friends & Family's in Need....

Larry is actively developing and participating in Drum Clinics and Music Workshops for educational institutions throughout the country. Larry is focused on reaching out to younger musicians, and sharing his knowledge and experiences, in a positive and motivational workshop environment. Larry Washington music titles are available on iTunes.

Larry's Tools of the Trade:
Drum Kits & Hardware: Pearl / Adams
Cymbals: Paiste
Drumheads: Evans - Reso 7 - 10, 12, 14, 16, emad 22 bass drum, HD Dry 12 &14 snare
Drum Sticks: Regal Tip - 9A Jazz, 5B Session
Snare wires : Puresound
Practice Pads: Real Feel
Drum Mat: OnStage Drum Fire
Microphone Stands & Clips: OnStage
Microphones: MXL
Electronics: Roland SPDX Pad, Triggers

Social Media:
Facebook. /Larry-Washington-Music-Friends-Community-213766772677
Twitter: @lwashington56