There has been a sad demise of Larry Harlow who is born in Brooklyn, he was a classically trained pianist who helped in popularizing Salsa music as he was one of the legends and a pioneer at Fania Records, he has died at the age of 82. The band leader from Brooklyn is affectionately known as “the marvelous jew”. He has died of heart failure on Friday in the morning which has been reported by one of the radio stations, it has been stated by his son naming Myles Harlow Kahn, he died because he was suffering from kidney disease.
Larry Harlow Cause Of Death
The New York High School arts and music alumni were praised through his label, Fania records. The label has stated it with deepest grief and sadness, they are stating the passing of Larry Harlow, who was an arranger, a producer, pianist extraordinaire, and was the member of Fania ALL STAR member. He made a strong name for himself and it became difficult for people to ignore the guy, he used to play flute, bass, organ, and piano. He recorded about 106 albums which he recorded with various artists and there were about 50 which were his own under the Fania label and many other subsidiary labels.
He grew up in Brownsville and he died there only where he went on to develop the love for Salsa music before it managed to gain widespread popularity when we talk about the US, he studied Afro-Cuban music in Havana in the 1950s. Flores has stated it was the embracing nature which the man carried for Jazz to the Beatles to Klezmer which helped him to reboot Salsa in his own way, one of his known works in “Hommy” which was released in 1972.
When Flores saw him for the last time, the pandemic wasn’t in place and he was in Dialysis, they went to the community garden as he was struggling to get around and she stated this day is in the celebration of the great life of the man who has lived his whole life entertaining people. He was one of the reasons Jazz became popular all over the globe, he was the person who redefined Jazz for many and this is the reason why everyone calls him “the marvelous jew”. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the lost soul.