Lawrence Boisen

Woodwind/­Harmonica/­Jazz

Lawrence  Boisen

About Lawrence Boisen

  • – Larry has been a professional musician for several decades on saxes, clarinet, flute, oboe, harmonica and piano, during which time he performed with numerous famous big bands:Les and Larry Elgart; Ralph Marterie; Ralph Flanagan; Johnny Palmer, Dan Bellock; Norm Christian and numerous others. He has also played with numerous wedding bands.
  • He backed up famous acts: Joe E. Lewis; Henny Youngman; Leslie Uggams; The Ink Spots; Marilyn Michaels; a few people from the Lawrence Welk show -Bobby Burgess; Jack Imel: JoAnn Castle; The Harmonicats, Jerry Vale, Julius LaRosa and countless others. He performed in pit orchestras for various musicals, performed three times at the Notre Dame Jazz Festival with two different colleges and performed with countless famous Chicago musicians: Guy Fricano; Barrett Deems; Loren Binford; Tom Fitzsimmons; Bill Porter; Rusty Jones; Bobby Schiff, Warren Kime, Bunky Green, Art Hoyle, Art Davis, Rich Fudoli, Harold Siegel, Dick Kress, Johnny Frigo, Dick Judson, Truck Parham, Frank Portolese, Freddy Rundquist, Frank Winkler, Dan Shapera and hundreds of others