Pianist, composer and arranger Larry Ham has long been a noted New York based jazz musician. He has recently released two critically acclaimed CDs of his compositions and arrangements: “Carousel” a trio recording, and a solo CD “Just Me, Just You…“ on Arbors Jazz. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, “He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly…his playing is masterful.” And Mike Neely in AllAboutJazz calls him “…a pianist well on his way to becoming a jazz master.”
Larry’s professional career began in the late ‘80s with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra. He was pianist in the Illinois Jacquet Big Band 1990-95, and has worked extensively with countless other jazz legends including Junior Cook and Dakota Staton. He has appeared at jazz festivals, concerts and nightclubs throughout the United States, Europe, West Africa, Canada, India and Japan.