Larry Finn

Larry Finn – “Applying  rudiments on drum” course


At the age of thirteen, Larry Finn was nicknamed “Mozart” in the drumcorps world. He had toured with the 27th Lancers becoming one of the top snare drummers in the country.

In 1985 Larry received his undergraduate degree in arranging at Berklee College of Music. He quickly became the most sought after drummer, receiving the prestigious Berklee Faculty Association Award.

Known for his impeccable time and pocket, Larry is one of Boston’s most in-demand drummers. He was the drummer for the original National Cast of the Tony Award wining show RENT.

His extensive resume includes performing with many of the industries top artists including Paula Cole, Susan Tedeschi, Peter Wolf, Steve Forbert, Warren Hill, James Montgomery, and Danilo Perez just to name a few.

Larry also currently plays with rock legend Al Kooper.

Larry is an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music where students come from all over the world to study with him. He is an experienced clinician and has appeared with legendary bassists including Victor Wooten, Abe Laboriel and Harvey Schwartz.

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.