His first rebab CD was highly acclaimed in the United States. The Afghan magazine, Lemar-Aftaab, based in the US wrote: “The Magical Rebab of Larry Porter is truly captivating. Porter has mastered the rebab to perfection with his noted style. Without a doubt, he is one of the best rebab players of his generation.”
Larry’s repertoire consists of traditional Afghan folk songs and Hindi film tunes as well as Pakistani ghazals, classical pieces, and original compositions.
He is accompanied by the outstanding tabla player, Solayman Alizo. Solayman grew up in Kabul and has lived in Germany since 1980. After his initial studies with tabla master Sankha Chatterjee, he established himself as one of the most sought after tabla players on the scene. He has played and recorded with many great names of Afghan music such as Ahmad Wali, Harun Lamha and Ustad Mawash. http://www.eastwestmusic.net