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Larry Porter

Larry Porter is an adept in the music of both East and West. As a jazz pianist, his playing pays homage to the history of the music, from ragtime through post-bop and into the future. As a rebab player, Porter has been hailed as “...without a doubt one of the best of his generation” by the US-based Afghan magazine, Lemar-Aftaab (http://www.afghanmagazine.com/april2000/music/larry/index.html). In both spheres Porter's compositions, renditions, and improvisations portray multi-dimensional visionary soundscapes conveying the depth and breadth of emotions that encompass the human experience

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”Silk Road Blues is World Music crafted at a high level and interpreted in the free spirit of Jazz.” -Jazz thing

“This project points the way towards reconciliation and cultural exchange between two peoples who are so desperately in need of mutual understanding.” -The Embassy of Afghanistan, Berlin

Primary Instrument

Piano

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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