Larry Natwick is a jazz pianist and composer with over fifty years of performance experience in jazz clubs, concerts and festivals. Originally from Northern California, Larry studied piano and music theory at San Francisco State University. The rich cultural scene of the Bay Area would prove to be a vital source of inspiration and instruction, leading to more advanced studies with Mike Nock and Kent Glenn.
In 1979, Larry moved to the Pacific Northwest and during his twenty year residency there played every major festival including Bumbershoot and Earshot in Seattle, and the Mt. Hood and Cathedral Park jazz festivals in Portland. He also performed in many leading concert series, including the Jazz Society of Oregon's First Jazz and the popular Museum After Hours at the Portland Art Institute.