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Larry Kwartowitz has been drumming since the age of 3 or 4 and has been composing and performing live music since he was a teenager. One of the founding members of the Tri State area based avant-metal band, Cleric, Larry is known for playing many styles that range from hip hop and funk to jazz and the heaviest of rock.

He attended French Woods Festival, a performing arts camp, for many years where he gained a great deal of experience playing in symphony and jazz orchestras, theater pit orchestras, rock bands as well as in drum circles and for dancers and circus performers, playing accompanying hand percussion. That combined with private lessons starting at a young age and attending a high school that specialized in music prepared Larry to pursue any musical styles he felt the ambition to.

Since Cleric's first full length album was released on Trey Spruance's label, Web of Mimicry, they have toured most of the United States and Canada and most recently have been working on thei…