Larry Vann – “It’s about music…journey through his world…”








The Bruce Latimer Show
“Larry Vann, Creator of the Oakland Scratch Groove”




Complete Promotional Packet


(Biography, Discography, Promotional Photo, Career Highlights)

Promotional Photo



Biography





Discography



One-Sheet

Career Highlights



Press Release



Previous Performance Venues/Festivals:

International:
  • Artistoversikt Notodden Blues Festival – with Elvin Bishop
  • Television show for Unicef in Norway – with Buffy St. Marie
  • Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland – with Brian Auger, Phil Carmen
  • Club 56, Geneva, Switzerland – with The Whispers
  • Denmark Blues Festival – with Elvin Bishop
  • Summer Olympics, Winnipeg, Canada – with Buffy St. Marie
  • The Cave, Vancouver, Canada – with Bobby Freeman, Little Richard
U.S.
  • Blues Alley, Washington, D.C. USA – with Elvin Bishop
  • Lincoln Center, New York, New York USA – with Randy Crawford, Grover Washington
  • Stonybrook College, New York, New York USA – with Randy Crawford, George Benson
  • San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Francisco, CA
  • My Father’s Place – Long Island, New York USA – with Merl Saunders
  • The Bottom Line, New York, New York, USA – with Merl Saunders
  • The Bijou, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – with Noel Pointer
  • Monterey Blues Festival, Monterey, CA
  • The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, USA – with Jefferson Starship & Jimmy Reed
  • The Condor, San Francisco, CA, USA – with Bobby Freeman
  • The Troubadour, Hollywood, CA, USA – with Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
  • Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
  • San Francisco Blues Festival, San Francisco, CA

Toured extensively throughout:
  • Switzerland and Germany – with Brian Auger, Phil Carmen
  • Barcelona and Madrid, Spain; Australia – with Elvin Bishop
  • Australia and New Zealand – with Charlie Musselwhite




Connect with
LARRY VANN:

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“The Groove Merchant”, is the title appointed to this San Francisco Bay Area legend. Authentic “root music”, the essential substance of his artistic source, is the foundation for this superbly seasoned artist’s own music branding, which fuses the essence of soul–stirring blues, sweet, mellow jazz and authentic soul, R&B and funk. The “Groove Merchant’s” groove will grab hold a hold on you - you’re groovin’ all day long...

LARRY VANN is available for festivals, private parties, corporate events, concerts. From Duo to big band, he can customize to your event requirements – Let us know what you require
Larry Vann can make your event groove – see for yourself:

Soul Dance Party
Fenix, San Rafael, CA


Music In The Park
(Photo:
Aiden Magarian
aidenmagarian.com)



Armando’s, Martinez, CA


Smokestack Lightening


Larry Vann & Jazz
on The Bruce Latimer Television Show


The Bruce Latimer Television Show


People In Plazas Summer Concert Series


New Orleans 2nd Line Groove


Larry Vann sings his original blues

“My involvement in the Oakland, California sound is heard through the many funky tunes I have recorded, such as: ‘FIND YOURSELF - PART I & II’, by MARVIN HOLMES, the soulful LP, ‘SUMMER OF 73‘ -– just to name a few.”

More on the “Groove Merchant’s” role in the 1970’s Oakland Bay Area Funk music scene…

“The Groove Merchant”, is the title appointed to this San Francisco Bay Area legend. Authentic “root music”, the essential substance of his artistic source, is the foundation for this superbly seasoned artist’s own music branding, which fuses the essence of soul–stirring blues, sweet, mellow jazz and authentic soul, R&B and funk. The “Groove Merchant’s” groove will grab hold a hold on you - you’re groovin’ all day long...

AUDIO
LIVE! sound bytes:
  1. “Singing The Blues”
  2. Stand By Me
  3. Crosscut Saw
  4. Sitting In Limbo
  5. I’m Walkin’
…more sound bytes:
  1. Look Over Yonder
  2. First Time
  3. Summertime In The Big City
  4. Tonite
  5. Happiness Is Just Around The Bend

VIDEO

A Classic from the late 1960’s,

“Wichita Lineman”
in honor of Glenn Campbell


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