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"Murante has a quality that calls to mind Marc Cohn, Cliff Eberhardt, Iain Matthews, David Wilcox, and the kind of musician that you just can't get enough of, as every aspect of each song is perfection with gentle hooks, mellow instrumentation, a very polished voice, and top-notch production.."
—Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange (FAME)

Sample Music Clips
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Point of Entry
Point Of Entry is Larry Murante’s third recording. Produced by Hans York, Point Of Entry is a cross-genre mix of folk-pop, acoustic, Americana and jazz. This Spring, 2009 release features guest musicians Hans York on acoustic guitar, Jon Hamar on upright bass, Myra Joy on cello, Dan Tyack on pedal steel, TJ Morris and Ben Smith on drums, David Lange on accordion, Alicia Healey on background vocals, and Greg Fulton on electric guitar and mandolin.

Point of Entry (1:20, 940KB)

Dry Rain, Calm Wind (0:49, 583KB))

More Than He Knows (1:16, 900KB)

 


Water's Edge
Larry's 2000 release features eleven original songs, of which five have won national and regional awards. Featured musicians include renowned jazz/bluegrass mandolin player John Reischman, blues man Orville Johnson on dobro, and other fine artists on fretless bass, accordian, drums, piano, organ, and electric guitar.

Katie's House (1:15, 221KB)

Water's Edge (1:26, 252KB)

 

Kiss Me One More Time
These ten original songs have an impressive line up of Northwest musicians including Rod Cook (of the Laura Love Band) on electric guitar, Dan Mohler on fretless bass, Dave Heath on drums, David Lange on piano, Paul Elliot on violin, and John Morten on electric guitar. Larry sings lead and harmony vocals and plays acoustic guitar on all tracks.

Kiss Me One More Time (1:58, 347KB)

KO (1:32, 270KB)

 

Christine Lavin Presents: Just One Angel
"Christine Lavin Presents: Just One Angel" is a holiday compilation of new Christmas/ Hanukah/ Solstice/ New Year’s songs by 22 of America’s best contemporary singer/songwriters. Listen to Larry's song on this CD, "Ready for the Dark:"

Ready for the Dark (3:45, 3.5 MB)

 

 

 

 

Seattle Performing Songwriters
A compilation of recordings by some of the Pacific Northwest's best songwriters.

Katie's House (1:15, 221KB)

Too Complicated* (1:22, 244KB)
* by Grace Hearn/ Michael Savage, Recorded by Hand to Mouth.

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