GITC Artist/Advocate – Larry Mitchell
About Larry Mitchell
Larry started playing guitar at age 9, after his mom through his drumset out the window. He is self taught on guitar. In 1986 and 1987 Larry won the New York City “Limelight guitar solo contest. In 1988 Larry toured with Spanish/Italian artist Miguel Bose. In 1990 his first CD came out (Larry Mitchell Grude BMG) 1991 He played on Ric Ocasek’s Fire Ball Zone Cd and appears in the music video “Rockaway”. In 1991 Toured with Rock singer Billy Squier and appears in the music video’s “She goes down” and “Hollywood”. In 1992 he toured with Folk pop sing songwriter Tracy Chapman.
Larry has worked with worked with various artists: TM Stevens (black rock Christmas TV show Germany and Japan The band was called “The Crunch”) Sandra Bernard’s music video “Super Star”. And in 1993 Warner Bros. released Larry’s guitar instructional video ‘The Linking System”. In 1993 Larry’s 2nd CD release “Mind Body Soul” came out on Guitar Player Magazine records later switched to Jesse Colin Young’s label Ridgetop music. Between 1994-1995 performed on the Jon Stewart show with Coolio, Montel Jordan and Pete Rock and CL Smooth. 1995 Released “Escape (acoustic passages vol 1)” String time music (America) & Bandai (Japan). 1997 Released “Temptation” String time music (America) 1999 Released “Insatiable” String time music (America) Won San Diego Music awards “best pop jazz” In 1995 Larry produced the “Rust Charles band” his first outside production, which started the path of producing various singer writers in Rock, Acoustic folk, Pop and R&B. Winning several awards in CA and most recently in the New Mexico Music Awards.
Larry is currently producing Native American Artist Shelley Morningsong for Silverwave records. Look for an October 2006 release.
Endorsements: Ibanez Guitars since 1988, DiMarzio pickups since 1985 and D’Adario Strings since 1985.