Larry Crew was born in Richmond, VA where he grew up playing in high school band and a variety of local groups. He was influenced by many different types of music prevalent in the area, including classical, jazz, Broadway, r & b, beach, funk, country, and rock. Later, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from James Madison University in the Shenandoah Valley, before eventually settling in Nashville, TN. Here, he began a vibrant career as a free lance musician playing bass on numerous recordings and shows with a wide variety of hit songwriters, artists, and producers, including Greg Guidry, BJ Thomas, Deborah Gibson, Dennis Locorriere, Bobby Vinton, Randy VanWarmer, Jim Weatherly, Billy Walker, Skeeter Davis, Boots Randolph, Charlie McCoy, Mickey Gilley, Aaron Tippin, Bobby Jones, The Drifters, The Mills Brothers, Lucy Arnaz, Sarah Darling, Dan Huff, Jim Ed Norman, Tim Dubois, and Harold Bradley. National and regional theater credits include Cabaret, Little Women, Little Shop of Horrors, Seussical, Smoke, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Hot Mikado, Li'l Abner, and Tommy. Larry is a Life Member of The Nashville Association of Musicians and is affiliated with ASCAP as a composer/writer. He was also a consultant in the making of "Country Music", a film by Ken Burns. He continues to perform and record, and has released two self produced musical collections recorded by his personal ensemble, Crewation, entitled Heads And Hearts, and A Crewation Christmas, currently available as digital downloads. He also contracts his own live band, The Dream Catchers, performing original works, and unique arrangements of popular songs. The band covers numerous styles, and is targeted for a general audience.