A Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist who taught himself to play. He also plays bass, flute and keys.
His performances started at age 8 in U.S.O. shows with the help of his parents.
Over the years he has performed in many venues from Las Vegas to Disneyland.
Larry is a performer with a passion for music and life.
He's extremely comfortable on Stage as well as in the Studio.
He writes about life and lifes' experiences
taking responsibility for its content.
Larry strongly believes music is an extremely powerful tool. It can evoke every emotion known to man and can be used to help or harm mankind.
He truly enjoys using the music and lyrics
to enlighten people and evoke a positive response.
If asked what is valuable...he will reply FRIENDS, FAMILY and those whom you love.
All you really own is this moment in time.
Make the most of it!
>>>NEWS FLASH <<<
Wow! A global non-profit organization chose one of Larry's originals for their theme song! You can hear "It's Time" on this website, as the music for www.saveourgreenplanet.org , and it is on the new CD! Here is what the (president of their company had to say:
"Larry-THANK you for being the KEY that unlocked the SOUL for OUR web site. Now the individual (with the LIGHT from your music & words)will be empowered to use our web site www.saveourgreenplanet.org
When Larry Read was just eight years old, he got his start on stage. Singing and performing in USO Shows with a push from his professional actor parents.
That was only the beginning for Larry Read, a self-taught musician. Grateful for his parents help and encouragement, he now has been in the entertainment industry for over forty years.
To say that Larry "sings" is an understatement! You'll love his rich voice with a four octave range. Larry really sings!
What instruments does he play? Larry plays the guitar, bass, drums and the Native American Flute and is learning to play keyboards and he makes it look real easy.
His style varies from 'mild to wild' as he is no stranger to Country, Rock, Folk, Americana, Jazz, Motown, New Age, Pop, Easy Listening and more.
Audiences in Las Vegas, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm and many other venues have applauded Larry's music. You will too! He is an accomplished recording engineer and recorded the songs you can hear on this website and purchase to add to your collection.
Do you like the music of the Eagles, Dan Fogleberg, James Taylor, Gordon Lightfoot, Harry Chapin, Jim Croce, Cat Stevens, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Tim McGraw, or Barry Manilow? Those are some of the artists who have influenced Larry's style over the years. This inspired him to write his own music.
With a passion for music and life, Larry writes about life and lifes experiences taking responsibility for its content. He strongly believes music is an extremely powerful tool. It can evoke every emotion known to man and can be used to help or harm mankind.
In a quest to enlighten people and evoke a positive response, you are invited to listen to his songs. You will be able to tell that he truly enjoys using the music and lyrics to make a difference.
What is valuable in this world according to Larry?
"Friends, family and those you love. All you really own is this moment in time. Make the most of it. Enjoy my Music and I sincerely hope the messages speak to you in a positive way."