Singer and keyboardist Larry Levin plays over 500 shows a year throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. With cutting-edge technology, this talented musician can emulate the sound of an eight piece band. But it’s not only his musical expertise but the remarkable range and versatility of his singing voice that is so appealing – and the charisma of his easy-going personality that establishes immediate rapport.
With a vast repertoire of over 1,000 popular hits from the ‘20’s to the ‘80’s, Larry can appeal to audiences of all kinds. He has performed for senior centers, libraries, park districts and municipal agencies, as well as for corporate and private events .
“Music has always been an important part of my life”
Larry started learning piano when he was 4, guitar when he was 13,and began performing professionally while living abroad in Spain. Back in the US, he studied voice under the legendary vocal coach Mark Baxter whose students include Steve Tyler of Aerosmith and members of Van Halen and the Goo Goo Dolls.
In 1998, Larry switched instruments, performing professionally with Yamaha arranger keyboards. He currently uses the Yamaha PSR-S900, which allows him to play an eclectic collection of hundreds of musical styles with a touch of a button. His solos access instrument sounds that are breathtakingly real, covering the full spectrum of instrumentation from electric and grand pianos and guitars to organs, accordions, harmonicas, xylophones, saxes, trumpets, brass, strings, woodwinds, and ethnic instruments. These sounds can be layered to create a stunning rainbow of symphonic voices.
Larry is available for themed events including:
- Decades from ‘30’s through ‘70’s.
- Big Band & Swing
- Jazz Standards
- Dixieland & Charleston
- Rock & Roll
- Ballroom & Waltzes
- Italian American hits
- Irish hits
- Broadway hits
- Country Western & Folk
- Much Much more