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
Silk Road Blues is World Music crafted at a high level and interpreted in the free spirit of Jazz.
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
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students