Larry Roy has long been a fixture of the Winnipeg music scene. He is the first-call jazz guitarist in the city, he's a busy recording engineer with his own studio, and after completing his Master's Degree in Music at The University of Manitoba, he has formally joined the faculty of the Jazz Studies program at the University of Manitoba. Mr. Roy is a sought after arranger and composer and has been the musical director for over 150 live or pre-recorded radio and television episodes. Larry has performed extensively in clubs, sessions, concerts, workshops and master classes. In 2014, he was a Juno Nominee for Best Jazz Vocal Album, along with Erin Propp for their recording Courage My Love.
M. Music (University of Manitoba)
Larry has performed with internationally renowned jazz artists Jimmy Greene, George Colligan, Terreon Gully, Miguel Zenon, Marcus Printup, Nicholas Payton, Bobby Hutcherson, Roy Hargrove, Terri Lyne Carrington, as well as popular music icons Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings and Roger Hodgson. As well, he performs regularly with The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, The Oceanic Jazz Orchestra, Quincy Davis, Derrick Gardner, Will Bonness and Juno Nominated vocalist Erin Propp.
IN THE FACULTY
Room 119 Taché Hall
Desautels Faculty of Music
University of Manitoba
136 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2