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    Somethin' Special (2011) Somethin' Special creates a strong 'Blue Note' flavor of soulful, swinging jazz. The selections reflect the pianist's important early influences, honoring the jazz masters who inspired him when he first began playing jazz.
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    High Wall Real Life Film Noir (2008) High Wall: Real Life Film Noir is the sequel to the Larry Vuckovich Street Scene, which placed #1 on XM Satellite Radio for six weeks and hit the Top 10 of JazzWeek and college radio charts.
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    Street Scene (2006) Street Scene distills a lifetime journey through jazz of a versatile pianist who has performed with many jazz giants of yesterday and today. Larry Vuckovich has worked with the likes of Dexter Gordon, Philly Joe Jones, Tom Harrell, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Haden, Charles McPherson and others.
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Welcome to the online home of Larry Vuckovich

Called by Barry Harris "one of the premier west coast pianists." You can hear selections from Larry's latest CDs, Somethin' Special, High Wall, Street Scene, Reunion, Blue Balkan", and Young At Heart", check out photos, see Larry's scheduled appearances, and more. Enjoy the hard-swinging, post-bop, contemporary jazz and world music from this exceptional musician's site. Listen to Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Show featuring Larry. While in New York Larry also performed at the Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Coca-Cola Club. Also check out the Chuck Sher's newly released "European Real Book" featuring "the best in contemporary jazz from Europe" which includes two of Larry Vuckovich's originals and compositions from other famous musicians such as Toots Thielmans, Joe Zawinul, Django Reinhardt, Victor Feldman and others. Lastly, listen to audio samples of many of Larry's releases!

Larry Vuckovich Hits #2 on Swiss National Radio Jazz Popularity Poll
Swiss National Radio jazz listeners voted Larry Vuckovich's Beyond Category music at #2 on it's Popularity Poll for the week of October 13–20, 2010. The highly creative, versatile jazz pianist placed just behind the fans' #1 favorite, the renowned Jeff Hamilton Trio. View the poll →

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Upcoming Concerts & Events
January 23rd, Friday

Larry Vuckovich Beyond Category Trio, featuring vocalist/percussionist Valeriana Quevedo @ the Trident in Sausalito
Valeriana Quevedo will perform her diverse repertoire of classic standards and melodic/rhythmic Latin selections. Creating a mood of romance, she will also include a swinging repertoire. Valeriana's beautiful vocal interpretations of great standards as "This is Always", " Stardust " , along with classic Latin selections of "Tres Palabras," "Perfidia," and "Frenesi", are memorable. Swinging bassist Mike Hallesy along with the bongos / Latin percussion of Sanna Craig, will complete the ensemble.

Venue: The Trident in Sausalito 558 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Admission: No cover – Cocktails, dinner and appetizers are available.
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Information: (415) 331–3232
Featuring: Valeriana Quevedo, vocals / Larry Vuckovich, piano / Mike Hallesy, bass / Sanna Craig, bongos/Latin percussion


February 14th, Saturday

Private Valentine’s Wine Country Event


February 20th, Friday

Scott Hamilton with the Larry Vuckovich Trio @ The JB Piano Co. – San Rafael
Scott Hamilton returns to the Bay Area performing in a quartet setting with the Larry Vuckovich Trio at the the JB Piano Co. in San Rafael. This concert provides an opportunity for the Marin County music listeners to hear one of the most authentic living tenor saxophonists. Scott is recognized as one of the premier, swinging, traditional tenor players. He carries on the legacy of Lester Young, Ben Webster, Don Byas, capturing that great era of jazz. Accompanying him will be three seasoned veterans: Larry Vuckovich, bassist Paul Keller and drummer, Leon Joyce.

Venue: The J. B. Piano Company 540 Irwin St, San Rafael, CA
Admission: $20 at the door.
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Tickets: Call 415-456-9280
Featuring: Scott Hamilton, tenor / Larry Vuckovich, piano / Paul Keller, bass / Leon Joyce, drums


February 21st, Saturday

Scott Hamilton with the Larry Vuckovich Trio @ Piedmont Piano
Scott Hamilton returns to the East Bay for his annual concert performance in a quartet setting with the Larry Vuckovich Trio at the Piedmont Piano Company. One of the premier, swinging, traditional tenor saxophonists, Scott carries on the legacy of Lester Young, Ben Webster, Don Byas, capturing that great era of jazz. Accompanying him will be three seasoned veterans: Larry Vuckovich, bassist Paul Keller and drummer, Leon Joyce.

Venue: Piedmont Piano Company 18th and San Pablo, Oakland, CA
Admission: $20 Donation
Time: 8:00 PM
Information: (510) 547-8188
Featuring: Scott Hamilton, tenor / Larry Vuckovich, piano / Paul Keller, bass / Leon Joyce, drums



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