Larz Raymond

Instruments Taught: Drums

Larz is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, where he specialized in drums and percussion, with continued education at Berklee College of Music and Capital University. Larz began playing at age 5 and began performing professionally at age 14. He played snare drum in the Lancaster High School marching band where he also performed in symphonic band, percussion ensemble, jazz band and pep band.

His recordings with a variety of bands and artists over the years have been released on indie, major and local labels in addition to self-releases. Other recording sessions include commercials and jingles for clients such as Ross Laboratories, C.O.S.I., and ESPN2, as well as studio work with Los Angeles platinum engineer/producer John Henning. Throughout his performance career, Larz has played across the United States in Alaska, Chicago, New York, Nashville, New Orleans, Hollywood, and here in Ohio at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He currently maintains an active local performance career in the Central Ohio area. Larz enjoys teaching beginners to advanced students in all styles and of all ages and has been doing so professionally for the past 20 years.