Larry grew up with a love for playing music as well as fascinated by movie sound effects and quickly realized music and sound was his calling. He studied film and television production at California State University Long Beach and played keyboards in local rock bands. Soon after college, Larry worked for Roland Corporation USA, a company on the “cutting edge” in development of analog & digital musical instruments as well as hard disk based multi-track digital recorders. While at Roland USA, Larry was involved in product demonstrations, conducting private studio demonstrations and composing and performing music for various trade shows in both the USA and abroad including Brazil, Canada, Mexico, England & Germany. Larry also performed and demonstrated Roland products at the “National Association of Music Merchants” (NAMM) in Anaheim California and the Frankfurt “Musikmesse” in Germany. Larry was also involved in product development as well as contributing factory sounds for many classic Roland synthesizers including the JD-800 & JV-1080. He was also a regular contributor to the Roland Sample Archives CD-ROM Libraries for the Roland S-770, 750 & SP-700 digital samplers.
After leaving Roland USA, Larry worked for Roland R&D Japan as an independent sound designer working on sample libraries and synth programming for Roland’s 700 series digital samplers. While working for Roland R&D, Larry had the opportunity to work closely on projects with Roland’s premier sound designer and Spectrasonics founder, Eric Persing.
As an independent sound designer Larry has contributed to both albums and feature film scores with artist and composers including Hans Zimmer (with lead sound designer Bob Daspit), John Lind, David Schwartz, Rene Moore and John Schreiner as well as produced and created numerous sample libraries for companies including Spectrasonics, Ilio and East/West Sounds Online.
As a song writer/composer, Larry has composed original music for albums, television and live theater. He also composes music for both corporate and instructional video productions. As a sound effects editor, Larry has worked in television, feature films and on animated feature movies.
Working with Calvary Chapel in Southern California, Larry is heavily involved in church related productions including composing music and sound effects for live theater and playing keyboards for Calvary Chaple’s worship band. He also is involved in organizing sound systems and backline for large music events including Calvary Chaple’s annual “Labour Of Love Music Fest”, held on the beach in Huntington Beach, California and features some of Christian music’s top artists.