Larry Fuller is an internationally acclaimed American jazz pianist, composer and clinician known by critics and fans to "swing like a beast!”. He is a Yamaha-endorsed Artist. Early in his career, Fuller’s undeniable talent earned him the position of musical director and pianist for vocalist Ernestine Anderson. He then went on to play in drummer Jeff Hamilton’s Trio, bassist Ray Brown’s Trio, and John Pizzarelli’s Quartet. Today, Fuller leads The Larry Fuller Trio. He is consistently praised for their emotive, swinging style, monster technique, and program versatility. From bop, to stride, to swing, to blues, Fuller’s live performances are not to be missed! Fuller has appeared at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops, Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops, Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center, Ryman Auditorium, Bern International Jazz Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Shanghai Center Theater, Blue Note (Milan, Tokyo, NYC), Auditorio Ibirapuera with Symphony Orchestra Brazil, and many more.
Northwest Album of the Year, a Golden Ear Seattle Jazz Award (2003) for "Easy Walker"
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"Fuller's polished technique stems from two of his main influences, Oscar Peterson and Phineas
Newborn, Jr., to which is added the blues acumen of a Gene Harris and the swinging drive of a Monty
Alexander." — JazzTimes
"A word about Mr Fuller: In his amazing gossamer piano solos, he sprinkles stardust on whatever song
he plays; you hold your breath in wonder." — New York Times
"Larry Fuller merits special attention. If you closed your eyes and concentrated on piano solos that
flowed as lightly and sweetly as a mountain brook, you could swear he was channeling the musical
spirit of one of Billie Holiday's greatest accompanists, Teddy Wilson." — New York Times