Larry Mahlis is a drummer/percussionist who has been involved in combining old and new world rhythms for most of his career. He has performed nationally and internationally in a variety of settings, including performance and recordings with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. Among his influences are the rhythms of his family’s native Greece, with its paths outward to the Middle East, India, and Asia. Larry draws on these influences in the musical quest for communication, collaboration, and joy. His body of work ranges from concert collaborations with Indian classical musicians to contemporary film and video-game scores. Larry is currently involved in several projects and is a faculty member at the Seattle Drum School.