Larry Willis

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by Larry Willis

Biography

Lawrence Elliott Willis, 20 December 1942, New York City, New York, USA. Although destined to become a pianist of note, Willis also studied singing. His studies took him to the High School of Music and Art and the Manhattan School of Music. In the early 60s he began a decade long round of playing under leaders such as Jackie McLean, Hugh Masekela, Kai Winding and Stan Getz. During the 70s he worked with Cannonball Adderley, Blood, Sweat And Tears, Ryo Kawasaki, Sonny Fortune among others. In... Read more

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jazz
funk
piano
jazz piano
jazz-funk
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