Larry Murante’s beautifully woven stories about every day folks, set to song combine compassionate, socially conscious lyrics and an upbeat, joyful, energetic folk/rock style. Jackson Brown, Lyle Lovett, Hal Ketchum and Michael McDonald are all reflected in his music. Larry is known for his soaring, mellifluous, tenor, a strong rhythmic guitar style and an engaging stage presence.
With his third CD release, Point Of Entry, has garnered critical acclaim and radio airplay from all over the country and parts of Europe. Larry has racked up a string of accolades in recent years, the most notable being the Grand Prize Winner in the folk category of the international John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Larry also recently won the West Coast Songwriters Song Contest and the Great American Song Contest and was a two time finalist at the Kerrville Grassy Hill Newfolk Contest.