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Larry Harlow

Biography

Among the frequently hidden gems at the rear of the rise of Fania seeing that Latin music’s label extraordinaire in the later ’60s and early ’70s, Larry Harlow served seeing that manufacturer for countless Fania LPs, music director from the Fania All-Stars, and undoubtedly, captain of his own Orchestra Harlow, which sailed combined with the knowledge of several great musicians with least one of the biggest soneros ever, Ismael Miranda. Additionally, throughout a extremely turbulent 10 years for Latin music, Harlow got a foot both in modern and traditionalist camps: he documented an extraordinary Latin opera which was performed at Carnegie Hall but he worshipped the fantastic tres participant Arsenio Rodriguez and documented an album-length tribute after his loss of life. Harlow, delivered Ira Kahn in Brooklyn in 1939, was significantly inspired by his dad Pal Kahn Harlow, a bassist and bandleader. He started piano research at age five, and prepared to become jazz pianist until he initial noticed the mambo while participating in Music and Artwork High School through the early ’50s. Through the 1964 World’s Good (kept in Flushing, Queens), Harlow performed piano for Johnny Pacheco’s conjunto before creating the Larry Harlow orchestra. Seriously influenced with the Arsenio Rodriguez audio, Harlow modernized it and was hailed a disciple of “Un Ciegito Maravilloso” (“The Wonderful Blind One”) and was himself dubbed “Un Judio Maravilloso” (“The Wonderful Jew”). After Arsenio’s loss of life on Dec 31, 1970, Harlow psychologically shifted the Latin music globe using the Fania record Tribute to Arsenio Rodriguez in 1971. 2 yrs later, Harlow produced headlines again along with his Fania record Hommy, A Latin Opera, that was staged at Carnegie Hall.

Quick Facts


Full Name Larry Harlow
Weight 84 kg
Profession Music Producer, Pianist
Education Brooklyn College
Nationality American
Awards Latin Recording Academy Trustees Award
Music Groups Fania All-Stars
Music Songs La Cartera, El Paso De Encarnacion, Latin Legends, No Hay Amigo, Soy Sensacional, Yo Soy Latino, Abran Paso, Señor sereno, Cari Caridad, Sueltala, El Malecon, El Jardinero Del Amor, Vengo virao, La Raza Latina, Mayari, Un Tipo Liberado, Bajandote, Así soy yo, Con La Mayor Elegancia, Rumbambola, Sueltame, Yambu'pa Gozar, Rumba Me Llaman, Buenavista Guaguanco, Caridad, Jovenes Del Muelle, Arsenio, Bobo Tu Te Quedaras, Dejando La Salsa, Freak Off, Chiquita Y Gordita, Tumba Y Bongo
Albums Harlow Marlow, Vol. 1, El Dulce Aroma Del Exito, Our Latin Feeling, El Exigente, Me & My Monkey, Así soy yo, Gettin' Off, Harlow Live In Quad, Latin Jazz Encounter - Live at Birdland, My Time Is Now / Mi tiempo llegó, La Raza Latina A Salsa Suite, 40th Anniversary Live Concert, La Responsabilidad, Salsa, El Jardinero Del Amor, Asi Soy Yo, Now & Then, Señor Salsa, Larry Harlow's Latin Legends Band 1998, Oportunidad, La Herencia, Harlow's Harem, Yo Soy Latino
Movies Our Latin Thing, Fania All Stars: Salsa!, Larry Harlow's Latin Legends of Fania


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Street Smart 1987 performer: "Publico Oyente", "Salsa Suite Part II", "Nadie Podra Querete Como Yo" / writer: "Salsa Suite Part II"
Salsa 1976 Documentary writer: "Congo Bongo"

Actor

Actor

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Larry Harlow's Latin Legends of Fania 2006

Producer

Producer

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Our Latin Thing 1972 Documentary associate producer

Thanks

Thanks

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Gershwin's Summertime: The Song That Conquered the World 2011 TV Movie documentary thanks

Self

Self

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The Sauce 2012 Documentary short completed
Gershwin's Summertime: The Song That Conquered the World 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Later... With Jools Holland 2007 TV Series Himself
The Palladium: Where Mambo Was King 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Through the Eyes of Larry Harlow: El judio maravilloso 1998 TV Movie Himself
1979 American League Championship Series 1979 TV Mini-Series Himself - California Angels Left Fielder / Himself - California Angels Pinch Hitter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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The Latin Explosion: A New America 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Musician

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#Trademark
1 Moustache.
2 His piano descargas (solos).


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