Larry Graham

Larry Graham

Born: August 14, 1946

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, songwriter, producer

Biography: Larry Graham, Jr. is an American bass guitar player, both with the popular and influential psychedelic soul/funk band Sly and the Family Stone, and as the founder and frontman of Graham Central Station. He is credited with the invention of the slapping technique, which radically expanded the tonal palette of the bass, although he himself refers to the technique as Thumpin' and Pluckin'.