L. Davis

Real Name:
Lawrence Davis
Profile:
Horn and string arranger, multi instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, originally from Philadelphia, based and active in Florida since the late 80s.

Larry Davis started as a session musician (trumpet, bass, etc.) for funk and disco releases in the 70s and became horn and string arranger for Bunny Sigler and a member of The Salsoul Orchestra, Instant Funk and Gypsy Lane (studio backing band for several acts of Can't Stop Productions - eg Village People, The Ritchie Family).

He then wrote and arranged music for Philadelphia International Records productions during the 80s. After relocating to Florida, he became in house producer / mixer and songwriter for Hot Productions projects, mainly in association with Joe Stone and Paul Klein under the collaborative monicker DSK and assorted aliases. As such, he was active with the Miami Bass Music scene.

Still a resident of Florida, he is playing music with a revived Gypsy Lane.

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Vocals

Larry Davis - I've Always Wanted To Sing...Not Just Write Songs album art Bunny Sigler Bunny Sigler - I've Always Wanted To Sing...Not Just Write Songs (Album) Gold Mind Records, Salsoul Records Australia & New Zealand 1979 Sell This Version
82300-2 Larry Davis - Groovy album art L'Trimm L'Trimm - Groovy(CD, Album) Atlantic 82300-2 US 1991 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Larry Davis - Grab It! album art L'Trimm L'Trimm - Grab It! (Album) Atlantic Canada 1988 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Drop That Bottom album art L'Trimm L'Trimm - Drop That Bottom (Album) Atlantic US 1989 Sell This Version
Various Cars With The Boom (as L. Davis) Various - Enter The Rap Zone! Vol. 2 (Comp) BCM Records Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1989 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Batman / The Original Swing album art B.O.S.E. B.O.S.E. - Batman / The Original Swing Rock Well Records Australia & New Zealand 1989 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Spread The Word album art B.O.S.E. B.O.S.E. - Spread The Word (Album) Rock Well Records, Hot Productions US 1989 Sell This Version
BCM 35182 Larry Davis - Female Rappers album art Various Cuttie Pie (as L. Davis) Various - Female Rappers(2xLP, Comp) BCM Records BCM 35182 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Nu Girls album art Nu Girls Nu Girls - Nu Girls (Album) Atlantic US 1989 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - After School album art The Flirts Featuring Full Force The Flirts Featuring Full Force - After School "O" Records, Hot Classics US 1989 Sell This Version
HTCD 3325 Larry Davis - Work My Body Over album art DSK DSK - Work My Body Over(CD, Album) Jack Pot Records HTCD 3325 US 1990 Sell This Version
CPCD 8075 Larry Davis - Instant Funk album art Instant Funk Instant Funk - Instant Funk(CD, Album, RE, RM) Charly Records CPCD 8075 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CPCD 8075 Larry Davis - Instant Funk album art Instant Funk Instant Funk - Instant Funk(CD, Album, RE, RM) Charly Records CPCD 8075 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
CDBBR 0270, CDBBR0270 Larry Davis - How High album art The Salsoul Orchestra The Salsoul Orchestra - How High(CD, Album, RE, RM) Big Break Records, Big Break Records CDBBR 0270, CDBBR0270 UK 2014 Sell This Version
GLRCDXD 0001 Larry Davis - The Salsoul Orchestra Story (40th Anniversary Collection) album art The Salsoul Orchestra The Salsoul Orchestra - The Salsoul Orchestra Story (40th Anniversary Collection)(3xCD, Comp, RM) Groove Line Records GLRCDXD 0001 UK 2015 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

S7 2088 Larry Davis - Crying / Never Let It Go Away album art Instant Funk Never Let It Go Away (as L. Davis) Instant Funk - Crying / Never Let It Go Away(7") Salsoul Records S7 2088 US 1979 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Bodyshine album art Instant Funk Bodyshine (as L. Davis) Instant Funk - Bodyshine (Single) Salsoul Records Canada 1979 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - By The Way You Dance (I Knew It Was You) album art Bunny Sigler Bunny Sigler - By The Way You Dance (I Knew It Was You) Gold Mind Records US 1979 Sell This Version
SG 325 Larry Davis - Slap, Slap, Lickedy Lap album art Instant Funk Slap, Slap, Lickedy Lap (as L. Davis) Instant Funk - Slap, Slap, Lickedy Lap(12") Salsoul Records SG 325 US 1979 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Heroes album art Commodores Celebrate (as L. Davis) Commodores - Heroes (Album) Motown, RCA Music Service US 1980 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Let It Snow album art Bunny Sigler Dis Away And Dat Away and 3 more… Bunny Sigler - Let It Snow (Album) Salsoul Records US 1980 Sell This Version
CHA 13111 Gypsy Lane Gypsy Lane - Cold Fire(7") Champagne Records (4) CHA 13111 France 1983 Sell This Version
CHA 13102 Larry Davis - Etty album art The Little Dabs The Little Dabs - Etty(7") Champagne Records (4) CHA 13102 France 1983 Sell This Version
Larry Davis - Studio 57 album art Various Cold Fire (as L. Davis) Various - Studio 57 (Comp) ARS records Belgium 1983 Sell This Version
V 56031, V-56031 Larry Davis - Last Night I Needed Somebody album art Shirley Jones Surrender (as L. Davis) Shirley Jones - Last Night I Needed Somebody(12") Philadelphia International Records, Philadelphia International Records V 56031, V-56031 US 1986 Sell This Version