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LarryRCampbell / Bio

Introducing accomplished composer, producer, instrumental guitarist LarryRCampbell. When listening to Larry R's music for the first time, it's evident the versatility of musical styles presented from a gifted artist! From Smooth Jazz to Experimental Jazz Rock, each composition compels you on a musical journey through sound.........demonstrating dynamics & special effects and a varied level of intensity. Contrasting from a mystical acoustic guitar composition to soaring guitar solos, twin leads, tied together with the common bond.....melody!

Larry R Campbell, from Little Rock AR has a musical background filled with live performances, studio sessions & as guitar instructor, taught a host of students from the early 80's to-date & has now taken on the future challenge of releasing a CD entitled "TIME"...projected for Spring 2013!

Though an indie musician, LarryR's music has been featured on many of the top radio stations around the world & have often topped the charts!

LarryRCampbell's achievements include a 3-time championship win in Instrumental Song at MakeAStar in:

Oct 2010 Song "SELFLESS"

Feb 2011 Song "PREDESTINED"

March 2011 Song "TIME"

*SELFLESS All-time #1 in Genre Jazz for:
6 consecutive months & to date at Indie Music Works

*Invitation to audition for Michael Maine/ Polydor Records in the UK
Notification date: Sept. 21, 2010/ Audition date: Nov 27, 2010

LarryRCampbell started his music career at age 4 & began playing professionally at age 15 & by age 30, had played in numerous working bands, traveling Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana, Kansas, & New Mexico, playing everything from top 40, pop, disco, R&B, Funk, Jazz, hard rock & original tunes & “acoustic guitar” as a solo artist in country clubs & private parties.

Influences: Larry Carlton, George Benson, The Rippingtons, Eric Johnson, Frank Gambale, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Lukather, Phil Keaggy, & Steve Morse

What others say about Larry R Campbell:
"Robert Siekawitch Larry is an awesome composer and player! His music is timeless!
- Robert Seikowitch, Facebook (Sep 15, 2012)
"WOW..!What a stunning introduction to your music listening to NEW BEGINNING is.I echo Nicky Quick,s words..Where HAVE you been?? What a great fusion of acoustic and electric guitar..and as melodic music is my thing,I can SO appreciate the intelligence behind this beautiful soul reaching song.Impressed??..yes I am..TOTALLY-Paul "
- Paul Grimwood: Artist/ Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website
"A nice blend of guitars and progressions with subtlte key changes played in such a way to not come off as speed bumps interrupting the flow of your smooth upward and downward swing of moods.(wow I did that with no commas) Realizing at the end that I wanted it to start all over again..This could be perpetual and one could get lost in it's ambience..Cool man.... "
- del Vals Advocate: Artist/ Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website (Jun 20, 2010)
"you just plain kick ass!!!! "- Rex Havoc
"Larry heard this beautiful tune on IMW radio. Had to come by to listen a couple more times. It's a great feel good tune that lifts my spirit-!! Very enjoyable chord progression and melody too-!!!! 5 starts ****** - Jim Easton: Artist/ Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website (Aug 13, 2011)
"A great guitarists song..I hear so much that could be done lead wise with this. What you have done is beautiful..A latin flavor with a young melodic Satriani feel to it..The song moves along very smooth..your sound and presentation are excellent..!"
- del Vals Advocate: Artist/ Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website (Jun 14, 2010)
"You are a musicians musician Larry..for sure.This is my kind of song..Wonderfully melodic acoustic guitar/soaring sweet electric. clear as crystal sound..and speaking of crystal I sense you know that Time and quartz go...Together.TIME..is a masterpiece of a song.Larry TIME. you got signed to a major label..your pure class man-Paul "
- Paul Grimwood: Artist/ Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website (Jun 13, 2010)
"Showing versatility Larry!!I got an urge to sing something along with this fine,fine melody as it was playing!!Oh man..beautiful flowing guitars.I wanted it to last longer!!.Another stunning class song-Paul"
- Paul Grimwood: Artist/Songwriter, Indie Music Works Website (Jun 13, 2012)
"The Altruistic Messiah ~ Ben Va...: LARRYRCAMPBELL should win every contest he enters ~ he's that good !!!!! Mar 16 "
- Altruistic Messiah ~ Ben Vandergriff, Reverbnation website (Mar 16, 2011)
"Hello this is Polydor records label from UK , We are registered label and have been operating with great success in the music industry in bringing up many young and talented up coming artiste..for now we really need some new artiste on the following Hip Pop, R&B, Reggae,Christian/Gospel and jazz..for some new deal..we check through your profile and your songs we really have interest in them..so we will like to invite you to our audition which will be coming up on the 27th November 2010..you can reach the music director on the following as we will like to hear more of your songs and know about you and your group(if available)."
- MICHAEL MAINE, POLYDOR RECORDS (Sep 21, 0010)
"Larry, You are Totally freaking awesome!"
- PIANO WIZARD, OURSTAGE Oct 22, 2009
"You kill the guitar. You are truly great. UnDisclosed"
- OURSTAGE Oct 22, 2009
"Just dropping by to listen to one of the great guitarists on this site. As usual, it was like attending a master's class on technique, tone, and ability. Well done."
- Barry Morgan, Stereofame (Feb 11, 2010)
"Larry Campbell is one of the true guitar masters on Stereofame. Every track has feeling and soul. Thumbs Up all the way around."
"I don't say this often. Awesome. To paraphrase Mark Twain, "(Larry's) ...music is even better than it sounds... ;} Great form, energy & harmony. This is well composed ART. The melody lines, and counterpoint are sublime. I thoroughly enjoyed my listen. Peace and Anarchy ~Marv~

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Artist Name
LarryRCampbell
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/larryrcampbell
Active Since
05/10
Genres
Jazz / Classic Rock / Melodic

Contact Info

Location
Texarkana, AR
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