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Larry Dunn

Biography

Along with his funky keyboard playing, Larry Dunn (created: Lawrence Dunhill) helped transform Earth, Wind and Fire into among the all-time most successful R&B bands, with sales greater than 90 million albums worldwide, and 16 Grammy nominations. Furthermore to playing body organ, synthesizer, piano, keyboards, and clavinet using the group from 1972 until 1983, he offered a long time as music movie director, overseeing rehearsals and composing many musical segues and medleys. His debut single record, Lover’s Silhouette, offering such guests as Phil Upchurch, Ronnie Laws and regulations, and Earth, Breeze and Fire’s Ralph Johnson and Al McKay, premiered in Japan in 1992. Although a Western european release implemented in 1993, the record remained unavailable in america for another 3 years. Co-owner, along with his wife Luisa and lawyer Darroll S. Elliott, of the production company, Supply Productions, Dunn provides produced and constructed music for many commercials and movies. His creation and/or performance knowledge includes use George Duke, Lenny White, Paulinho Da Costa, Ramsey Lewis, Stanley Turrentine, and Dianne Reeves. As well as other associates of Earth, Breeze and Fireplace, Dunn was inducted in to the Stone Hall of Popularity in March 2000.

Quick Facts


Full Name Larry Dunn
Profession Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboard Player
Education East High School
Nationality American
Spouse Luisa Dunn


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#Fact
1 Earth, Wind, and Fire were awarded a Star on the HOllywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 HOllywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
2 Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 (as a member of Earth Wind & Fire).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Doctor Strange 2016 writer: "Shining Star"
Legends of Tomorrow 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Clear History 2013 TV Movie writer: "Shining Star" - as Lorenzo Dunn
Finding the Funk 2013 Documentary writer: "Shining Star" - as Lorenzo Russell Dunn
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011-2012 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode 2009 TV Movie writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited
Glee 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Meet Dave 2008 writer: "Shining Star" - as Lorenzo Dunn
Semi-Pro 2008 writer: "Shining Star"
My Name Is Earl 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 2004 Video Game as Lorenzo Dunn, "Shining Star"
Mr 3000 2004 writer: "Shining Star" - as Lorenzo Dunn
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri 2004 TV Special documentary writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed 2004 writer: "Shining Star"
The Lizzie McGuire Movie 2003 writer: "Shining Star"
Austin Powers in Goldmember 2002 writer: "Shining Star"
Sex and the City 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shining Stars: The Official Story of Earth, Wind, & Fire 2001 Video writer: "Shining Star", "Spirit"
The Best Man 1999 writer: "Shining Star"
Muppets from Space 1999 writer: "Shining Star"
Seinfeld 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Men in Black 1997 writer: "The 'Notic"
Late Show with David Letterman 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Above Suspicion 1995 writer: "Lonely Stranger"
Queens Logic 1991 writer: "Shining Star"
Rock & Rule 1983 "Dance, Dance, Dance"
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour 1977 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's the Way of the World 1975 Band Member (uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All About Love: The Music of Larry Dunn 2015 Documentary Himself
Dishing Tea with Big Meach 2012 TV Mini-Series Himself
Down the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story 2011 Documentary Himself
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special 2005 TV Special Himself / Performer (as Earth Wind & Fire)
Shining Stars: The Official Story of Earth, Wind, & Fire 2001 Video Himself
Boogie Wonderland 1979 Video short Himself
The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song 1979 TV Special Himself - Performer (song "September") (as Earth Wind & Fire)
Soul! 1973 TV Series Himself

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