MIAMI (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Larry Warrilow, a prominent South Florida musician, arranger and sound engineer, died on May 18th from a heart attack. He was 64.
Born Lawrence David Warrilow, he got his start in the music business playing with bands at Florida State University before hooking up with local lounge bands such as Gangplank and Nantucket Sound with Peter Graves, the Miami Herald said.
Eventually Warrilow found himself playing with the Peter Graves Orchestra, the house band at Joe Nameth's Bachelor III in Ft. Lauderdale where he would play with performers like jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius.
Warrilow also taught himself musical arrangement and among his professional credits are the string arrangement on Guilty Pleasures with Barry Gibb, which went gold in 2005, works with Ziggy Marley and some projects for television.
Warrilow is survived by a stepmother, two brothers and a sister. A memorial service is planned. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers