Lawrence Green is fluent in many guitar styles including classical, rock, jazz and country. He earned degrees in music performance from Brigham Young University, Arizona State University and is the author of several guitar instructional books. Born in Washington, D.C. in 1954, Mr. Green grew up in the Maryland/D.C. suburbs playing in rock and blues bands and also studying classical guitar. Mr. Green manages to keep all the guitar styles going: his band, Jerseystreet, plays at local and out-of-state venues.
Mr. Green performs as classical guitar soloist throughout the Intermountain area at such venues as the Temple Square Concert Series. He has performed with the Utah Symphony, Utah Valley and American Fork symphonies, Tacoma Youth Symphony and is in demand as a chamber player.
LARRY GREEN / GUITARIST: Larry Green has been playing the electric guitar professionally in bands throughout the United States and abroad for 50 years. A true showman, he received a master’s in classical guitar performance from ASU and has given recitals in the US, Mexico, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Israel. He is currently the head of the guitar department (which he initiated) at Brigham Young University where he continues to teach. As a band member, he has opened for many nationally known acts including Pat Benatar, Steve Miller Band, Goo Goo Dolls, Exile, April Wine, Tracy Byrd, and more. Larry continues to play in several party bands such as Jersey Street Band and Crazy Coyote, (which primarily consist of talented Green family members) along with country band, Drive.
SOPHISTICATED EVENT ENTERTAINMENT: Nothing says classy like a solo classical guitarist. Event planners and musicians alike know that Larry Green is as classy as they come. Boasting a wide repertoire of genre-spanning music, this seasoned professional can provide everything from ceremony music, cocktail hour music, to a low-key dinner set that will create the perfect mood. Upscale ambiance at its finest, Larry is the quintessential classical guitarist for your upcoming celebration.
FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE: With timeless tunes in mind, LARRY GREEN can tailor his extensive song list to suit your unique event. Whether it’s an intimate garden wedding, a backyard reception, a mountain top vow ceremony, or a swanky dinner party at an upscale venue, Larry can set the tone with his repertoire of favorites from across the decades. Jazz, Classical, American Songbook Standards, Motown, Bluegrass, Country, Pop, Classic Rock—you name it, Larry can play it to perfection. Not just a guitar man, Larry is also a versatile vocalist, with some serious James Taylor, Eric Clapton, Beatles vibes. If you need vocals to go with that guitar, Larry comes equipped with a wide array of selections that suit his spot-on vocal stylings to a tee. Most importantly, Larry is one of the most gracious, warmhearted, consummate professionals around who brings his expertise and A-Game to any event he performs at.
“Larry is a superb musician and a first-class human being!”
– Jay Lawrence / Recording artist / Composer / “Utah’s Favorite Jazz Drummer”
ONE MAN TRAVELING BAND: Larry Green has performed extensively throughout the US and abroad and is no stranger to the road. If you are planning a dream destination wedding and want a solo classical guitarist to come to you, Larry is your man. He can provide an affordable, customized all-inclusive travel package that includes hotel, audio, and all applicable expenses. Just ask for a quote and leave the logistics to us.