Larry Finn is a Berklee Professor, author, composer.
He has recorded and/or appeared with Al Kooper, James Montgomery, Peter Wolf, Tiger’s Baku, The Persuaders, Martha Reeves, the national cast of RENT, The Jon Finn Group, Paula Cole, Susan Tedeschi, Mike Stern, Steve Morse, Guthrie Govan, Carol Noonan, Joachim Horsley, Steve Forbert, George Garzone, Danilo Perez, Jimmy Vivino, Jonatha Brooke and The Story.
Clinic/concert appearances with Harvey S., Victor Wooten, Abraham Laborial, Tom Coster, Frank Gambale, Vinnie Moore, Jimmy Earl, Aydin Esen, Kai Eckhardt, Baron Brown, and many others.
Larry is an experienced teacher and clinician with acclaimed instructional DVD’s and books including “Beyond The Backbeat” voted one of the best books in the Modern Drummer readers poll.
Former students include—Antonio Sanchez, John Blackwell, Ernest Larouche, (Britney Spears), Jeff Marino, (Darius Rucker), Keith Harris, (Black Eyed Peas), and many others.
Larry's book "Beyond the Back Beat" is a number one best selling drum book and has been chosen as a best instructional in Modern Drummer's Reader's Poll.
He also has three instructional videos out which were released thru Rittor Music in Japan.
Larry is a Christian. He is married, has one daughter and resides in Massachusettes.