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Larry Washington
Regional Education Artist - United States


Larry’s passion for music began in the Motor City, Detroit, Michigan. Larry started 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. On camera performances include  MTV, BET, ABC, NBC, Billboard Music Awards, Trumpet Awards, Diversity Awards, The Princess Diaries, Showgirls, The Whitehouse, The Apollo (London), just to name a few.

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 as a Music Composer, Sound Designer, & Foley Artist. The History Detectives, Americas Most Wanted, Drive, Social Studies, Fox Sports, Section 8, Sister Act 2 (Back in the Habit), Good Burger, Rainbird Sprinklers, Hotel, Urban Combat, Larry is often in the studio such as Working with Academy Award Winner Mr. Louis Gossett Jr. as the voice of God, creating Pop Remixes, or in the Studio with the R&B, Christian Pop icon Deniece Williams. He continues to compose, record and produce projects, Larry  has received numerous awards for his music composition work on the Power (PSA) with R&B great Jeffrey Osborne narrating the PSA. Giving back to the community is very important to Larry, and he is involved with the The National Fibromyalgia Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association and several other Los Angeles based charities. In 2012, working as a executive Board member with MOGCJ Foundation has earned him the President's Service Award from the POTUS Barack Obama.

Larry is actively developing and participating in Drum Clinics and Music Workshops for educational institutions throughout the country. Larry is focused on reaching out to younger musicians, and sharing his knowledge and experiences in a positive and motivational workshop environment. 



Equipment Configuration


Pearl Reference & Masters Maple  

6.5x14 and 8x14 Snares, 8,10,12 Rack Toms, 14 and 16 Floor Toms, 22x18 Bass Drum, 20x14 Gong Drum


Hi-Hat Stands H2050, RH 2000, BC2030, 1030 Cymbal Stands, CH 830S Boom Cymbal Holders, S1030 Snare Stands, Gyrolock 1030 Series Tom Holders, ADP-30 Adapters, P2052C Eliminator Redline Double Pedal, P2050C Eliminator Redline Single Pedal