Lawrence R. "Larry" Novak (born May 18, 1933) is an American jazz pianist. He is the father of drummer Gary Novak. Larry Novak was born in Chicago. He learned piano from age five and began playing jazz at 14. He studied at Loyola University Chicago and the University of Minnesota, followed by a stint playing in a military band in 1959-60. Novak led a trio ensemble at the London House in Chicago from 1961 to 1963 and then at Mr. Kelly's from 1963 to 1975, a gig he inherited from Marty Rubenstein
Larry Novak was born in Chicago. Kelly's from 1963 to 1975, a gig he inherited from Marty Rubenstein. During this time, he released the album Larry Novak Plays! on Dot Records, issued in 1964
Politically Speaking with Larry Novak.
Tracklist: 1. Waltz For Debby (Solo) ( 1:56) 2. Very Early ( 8:37) 3. The Days Of Wine And Roses ( 5:40) 4. Minority ( 5:56) 5. Close Enough For Love (11:00) 6. Yesterdays ( 9:03) 7. Invitation ( 6:33) 8. The Touch Of Your Lips ( 9:25) 9. Nobody Else But Me ( 6:31) 10. Too Late Now ( 3:35). Novak led his trio at Chicago's London House from 1961 to '63, then at Mr. Kelly's from '63 to '75. He played with and arranged for Peggy Lee, and worked extensively with Pearl Bailey. He also worked with Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, instrumentalists Dizzy Gillespie, Louie Bellson, Charlie Shavers, Barney Kessel and countless others.
Larry Novak Plays! DOT Records.
Lawrence R. He was the musical director there for 12 years
Larry Novak – Invitation (2015). Download Now from Uploaded. Larry Novak – Invitation (2015).
CreditsSteve Allen - Composer
Leslie Bricusse - Composer
Cleveland Eaton - Bass
Vernel Fournier - Drums
George Gershwin - Composer
Ira Gershwin - Composer
Joseph Kosma - Composer
Johnny Mercer - Composer
Anthony Newley - Composer
Larry Novak - Piano, Primary Artist
Jacques Prévert - Composer
Curtis Prince - Drums
|1||Nature Boy||Larry Novak|
|2||Lollipops and Roses||Larry Novak|
|3||Autumn Leaves Joseph Kosma / Johnny Mercer / Jacques Prévert||Larry Novak|
|4||Spring Is Where You Are Steve Allen||Larry Novak|
|5||Leave It to Me||Larry Novak|
|6||It Ain't Necessarily So George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin||Larry Novak|
|7||Don't Explain||Larry Novak|
|8||Four Plus One||Larry Novak|
|9||Once in a Lifetime Leslie Bricusse / Anthony Newley||Larry Novak|
|10||Scrambled Axe||Larry Novak|