Larry Edoff

category: Jazz, Music,

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Artist Statement

Larry Edoff is an introspective and dynamic musician whose dedication to music has brought him originality and success as an accomplished bandleader, singer/songwriter, composer, and pianist. Larry has performed with great artists such as Tony Bennett, The Count Basie Orchestra, Vinny Valentino, Matt Garrison, John Benitez, Jarrod Cagwin, Adam Rogers, Jeff Andrews, Bill Moring, Steve Wilson and many others.   He studied voice, piano and composition at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, and he later studied orchestration with the world-renowned composer, John Corigliano. He received his Masters degree in Music Education/Composition.   Larry's interest in World Music and rhythms brought him to Ghana, West Africa to study percussion among the Ewe people. He continued to expand his rhythmic vocabulary by studying in Havana, Cuba and Bahia, Brazil. In the summer of 2001, his band BAO toured extensively throughout Greece. While there, he performed at a 12th century fortress on the island of Corfu.   Larry placed as a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and as a semi-finalist in Rolling Stone Magazine's Songwriting Contest for emerging artists. "Love" by Larry Edoff is the official song for LoveProjects and part of the UNESCO endorsed project, New Songs for Peace. Larry is also a highly respected private Music Teacher in the New York area.   Larry's new CD, "In Subtle Tones" is getting regular radio airplay on public radio and internet radio broadcasting.   "All any music enthusiast has to do is hear Larry once and they will be hooked.â?? - James Wilson, RadioDevil.Com   "Larry Edoff is a thoughtful well-spoken artist with a fine talent for writing memorable songs. His music has enduring value. It grows on you and becomes part of you." -Don Slepian, International Webcast Show   To learn more, please visit Larry Edoff's website   Join Larry and the many other musicians on March 19 -21 for the global event, ONE WORLD BEAT 2004! Broadcasted LIVE on Internet Radio,   For more info, go to

Educational Background