Larry Washington

Born: July 24, 1956    Primary Instrument: Drums

Larry Washington

Drummer * Educator * Producer * Recording Artist * Composer

Larry’s passion for music began when he was growing up in Detroit, Michigan. He began 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.

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 for Soundtrack and Foley projects. He continues to compose, record and produce projects, most recently creating music for The National Fibromyalgia Association. He has received numerous awards for his composition work on the Power (PSA) with narrator Jeffrey Osborne. Giving back to the community is very important to Larry, and he is actively involved with several Los Angeles based charities....
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Larry Washington Spiritual Conversation Beatworkz Music 2005 Personnel:Larry Washington, Deborah Washington, Andrew Carney, JV Collier, Kevin Flournoy, Rodney Taylor, Nocy, Tony Drake, Brad Bobo, Yve Evans, Mike Smith, Adam Jackson, Capp, Kenneth Wiillams,Greg Dokes,DJBF Larry Washington Exploring The Wonders of The Holidays Beatworkz Music 2006 Personnel:Larry Washington, Deborah Washington, Andrew Carney, Kevin Flournoy, Rodney Taylor,Jacques Lesure Brad Bobo, Yve Evans, James Stephens III, Kenneth Wiillams,J.R, Wintercoat Larry Washington The Healing Path Beatworkz Music 2007 Personnel:Larry Washington, Deborah Washington,Mose Washington, Andrew Carney, JV Collier,Mark Cargill ,Mike Sims,Tomo Meek, Mark Hollingsworth, Tony Drake, Brad Bobo, Yve Evans, ,Lisa Gay, Lauren Bach, Adam Jackson, DJBF Larry Washington featuring Lauren Bach Take A Little Time Beatworkz Music 2007 Personnel:Larry Washington,Lauren Bach JV Collier, Mike Sims, Mark Hollingsworth, Larry Washington Extensionz Beatworkz Music 2008 Personnel:Larry Washington, Deborah Washington, Andrew Carney, JV Collier, Kevin Flournoy, Rodney Taylor, Nocy, Tony Drake, Brad Bobo, Yve Evans, Mike Smith,Mark Hollingsworth, Adam Jackson, Capp,Larry Nettles, Kenneth Wiillams,Greg Dokes,DJBF,Marlon "Wild Bill "Curry,Mark Cargill,Mike Sims, Dan Malowin

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Primary Instrument:

Corona, CA

Willing to teach:

Larry Washington Drums, Percussion, Producer,Songwriter,Engineer, Remixer Over four decades of Professional Drumming One on one or group lessons available Learn in a Creative, Professional atmosphere All Lessons Recorded Drum Lessons Pro Tools Mixer /Remixer Workshop Contact us for Hours & Rates RHYTHMWORKZ is an organization founded by renowned drummer, percussionist and producer Larry Washington. RHYTHMWORKZ mission is to impact the lives of kids through music education in assemblies, classroom events, etc… With a team of incredible musicians, Larry has created the RHYTHM & GROOVES Sessions, designed to uniquely focus on the learning needs of the school/age group they are appearing before. With a strong organization and help from key corporate partners, RHYTHMWORKZ is determined to give back to kids in schools, and inspire them to stay focused on their education, and develop their musical talents. We look forward to reaching out to schools all over the US, educating, motivating and creating a very special experience. If you'd like to bring RHYTHMWORKZ to your school, please contact us at We look forward to seeing you soon! RHYTHMWORKZ is part of BEATWORKZ LTD. LLC

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Rhythm & Groove Sessions An Inspirational, Educational Music Event This 2 hour Event will include Live Music Product raffles and giveaways The Importance of Education Music as a Career Rudiments and basic techniques Stick bounce and balance Variety of bass drum techniques Beginner, intermediate and advanced moeller techniques. How to integrate exercises and application of finger development techniques. Hi hat tricks How to be more effective in all styles (rock, latin, funk, jazz metal, etc.) Improve your single stroke roll in 10 minutes. Improvisation...The secret to knowing your instrument Playing in the pocket (The "Feel") How to turn your drum beats into money making loops. Pro tools and the Drummer Using Garage Band Music Business 101( songwriting, producing, copyrights) How to sell your music online (come early for a great seat) For more information..vist

Larry Washington Drums Backline Requirements Drums: Pearl Masters or Reference Series Toms - 8x7-Tom Tom, 10x 8-TomTom, 12x8-Tom Tom, Floor Toms - 14x11- Floor Tom, 16x14- Floor Tom, 22x20-Bass Drum, 14x5.5-Snare Drum, Pedals / Hardware: Pearl (Pearl 2000 Series only) Pearl Power Shifter Eliminator Double Bass Drum Pedals, P-2002B Pearl Snare Stand, S-2000 Pearl Hi Hat Stand H-2000, Pearl Remote Hi Hat RH-2000, Pearl Roadster Drum Throne D-2000BR, Pearl Icon 3 Sided Rack w/5) tom mounts TH-2000S, 8) Cymbal Holders CH- 2000s Pearl Icon Mini Expansion (2) Bar (RJ – 50) Pearl Pipe Clamps (15) (PCX-200) Cymbals: Paiste 14'' Dark Energy Hats Mark 1, 12" Micro Hats (Remote) 8" Dark Energy Splash Mark 1, 10"Dark Energy Splash Mark1, 8' Reflector Splash, 10'' Reflector Splash, 15" Dark Energy Crash Mark 1, 16" Dark Energy Crash Mark 1, 2) 18" Dark Energy Crash Mark 1, 18'' Signature Thin China, 22" Medium Dark Energy Ride Mark 1, Drum Heads :Evans - Snare Drums: HD Dry (t) Hazy 300 (b), EC2 (b), Bass Drum: EMad 2 (back) Pearl Logo Head (Ported black) (frt), Tom Toms: EC2 (t) EC Resonate (b), Floor Toms: EC2 (t) EC2 Resonate (b), Electronics : Pintech Systems - ( Electronic Kit ) 4 trigger cymbals, 2)Ding Bat Triggers 2) Nimrod Triggers 1) EC3 Kick Pad, Alesis Trigger I/O, Mac Pro Laptop, Mallets/Brushes: N/A, Accessories: Tree Works Studio Chimes, Rhythm Tech Percussion, Oregon Drum 12 ¾ x 3 Piccolo Snare Drum W/ Pearl Ultra Sound Snare Wires, Phatfoot Drum Harness (2) Microphones : Audix Vocal – OM5 / Wireless Headset Audix HT-5 or HT-2 (RAD360 – t & RAD360b), Snare (1) i5, Bass Drum D6 Inside Drum ( May-E System), Rack Toms (3) micro D series, Floor Toms (2)D4, Overhead Left (1) CX - 112 Overhead Right (1) CX - 112, Hi Hat (1) scx1, Hi Hat Remote (1) scx1 (optional)

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