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Manager: BlueBridge network
Bio: Larry was brought up in the inner city of Cincinnati, Ohio by a single parent along with nine other siblings. The dilapidated three tiered tenement literally shook with the radio and vinyl record sounds of everything from blues, gospel, and soul, to jazz. It was in this fertile, eclectic musica...See Full Bio
“Larry Griffith, a native of the inner city of Cincinnati and now a resident of Atlanta GA, knows this firsthand. He has been physically and spiritually hungry, in a chronic way. Last December, on a review of his album Hard As It Gets, yours truly mentioned that Larry was raised with nine other siblings in a crumbling tenement. He’s traveled light-years away from that existence, encouraging people to Get Up and prosper. Music was his salvation, and on this five-track CD which is more like an EP, his gratitude shows. If the blues are comparable to food, Get Up is a quick snack on the road. It’s not even thirty minutes long, clocking in at a gaunt 21:40 running time. Fast food offerings may be terrifically tasty, thanks to our friends Fat, Sugar and Sodi-Yum (ha ha), but they leave us yearning for more.So does this release, which motivates blues fans to get up and dance.The fun is over too soon. While it lasts, however, it sizzles with sensational instrumentation and festive blues fla”