Born on the South Side of Chicago, Mr Fingers aka Larry Heard is known for the Chicago-based house music he produced in the mid-1980s and continues to produce today. He was leader of the influential group Fingers Inc. and has recorded solo under various names, most notably Mr. Fingers. His smooth, warm production style contributed hugely to the growth of deep house.
His musical influence can be heard in the songs of countless artists. For those who appreciate warm and passionate compositions and lyrics, Larry´s music is pure magic. Larry has been blessed with a unique gift that sends listeners into a blissful euphoric state.
One of his first releases in 1986 was a collaboration with singer Robert Owens, released under the group name “Fingers Inc.”. The song “Mystery of Love” instantly became a classic hit, rising to ..10 on the Billboard Dance charts.
1988 saw the release of the beautiful & groundbreaking double album entitled “Another Side”, showcasing the unstoppable talents of Larry, Robert, and vocalist Ron Wilson. Since then, he has released several dance/r&b/ambient albums that have kept fans satisfied while gaining waves of new listeners.
Recent releases like “Loosefingers” are a stunning testament to his artistic integrity. Never one to sacrifice expression for economic awards, Larry continues to retain his unique and inviting sound. For us who have heard his voice and music, we wouldn´t have it any other way!