Larry Ochs

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Born: May 3, 1949   Country: United States of America  
Saxophonist Larry Ochs was born in N.Y.C. in 1949. Although he studied the trumpet a bit, he is most accomplished on the tenor and sopranino saxophones. Ochs has experience in musical production, as well, having founded Metalanguage Records in 1978, and owned and operated Northern California's Twelve Stars Studio. A co-founder of the world-renowned saxophone quartet Rova, Ochs has received Meet the Composer grants from across the U.S. and Read more commissions from various programs throughout the '80s and '90s (including the year-long festival, Antwerpen '93). He composed music for Leslie Scalapino's play Goya's L.A. (1994) and for the film Letters Not About Love, winner of the 1998 South by Southwest Film Festival's best documentary film. Ochs was a founding member of the Glenn Spearman Double Trio (Black Saint) and is a member of the new music trio Room. Still active in Rova, he also plays in What We Live, a trio that released three albums by the end of the '90s. ~ Joslyn Layne Read less

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