Some of the bands Larry plays in...


Notorious
Notorious musicians Eden MacAdam-Somer and Larry Unger bring together traditional and contemporary acoustic music from around the world, creating a dynamic, swinging sound that is sure to get you on your feet.
 

Reckless Ramblers
These guys have delighted dancers at many a contra dance weekend.
They have a 2001 recording - lowdown hoedown.
  • Nat Hewitt - fiddle, guitar
  • Ginny Snowe - bass
  • Larry Unger - guitar, banjo
  • Sam Bartlett - mandolin, banjo

Big Table
a dance band that features prominent players from both the southern and northern dance music traditions. From this blend emerges a strong rhythmic groove over which the fiddle and accordion dance together.

Tractor Family
This band churns out driving southern old-time music.

Nat Hewitt and Larry Unger
Nat and Larry (part of the Reckless bands) often play as a duo. They make a big sound -- and provide for a great evening of high energy dancing. From smooth gliding jigs to driving reels, with a little swing and rock-n-roll thrown in, they're sure to please.
  • Nat Hewitt - fiddle, guitar
  • Larry Unger - guitar, banjo

Lissa Schneckenburger and Larry Unger
plays for dances and concerts. Lissa is a member of Halali. This newly formed band has played dance weekends and many dances.


Elke Baker and Larry Unger
You might find Elke the Scottish fiddle queen and Larry playing at a contra dance, Scottish dance, or concert.

The Rhythm Method String Band
Well, the name says it all. These folks produce a great southern old-time sound.
  • George Reynolds - fiddle
  • Larry Unger - banjo
  • Dedo Norris - fiddle
  • Cathy Mason - bass
  • Erica Weiss - guitar
Reckless Abandon
This band from the heart of New England is known for their wild contras, smooth swings, fine Irish and crankin' old timey tunes. This band often features a Bill Tomczak as a fourth member.
  • Nat Hewitt - fiddle
  • Marco Brehm - bass
  • Larry Unger - guitar, banjo
  • often a fourth - winds or percussion

Mr. Danger
Lookout! They may play a dance near you. Beware of infectious dance music. Laura plays high-energy dance fiddle while Larry churns out the rhythm. Often they are joined by a third, sometimes Mara Beamish on fiddle.
  • Laura Legnick - fiddle
  • Larry Unger - guitar, banjo
  • often a third

Uncle Gizmo
This great New England high energy contra dance band began playing in 1990.
They have a 1992 recording - Uncle Gizmo.
  • Amy Larkin - fiddle
  • Ginny Snowe - bass
  • Larry Unger - guitar, banjo
  • Sam Bartlett - mandolin, banjo

Larry and Eden MacAdam-Somer have formed the band Notorious.
Please visit the Notorious Web site for more information about the band.
Keep up to date with Eden, Larry and friends on their myspace page.

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