Larry Edelman

Larry Edelman, Executive Producer at Piggysnout Productions, lives in Denver, Colorado. He honed his filmmaking skills over 40 years while producing both short-form and feature-length documentaries. His work has focused on a variety of topics, including early childhood education, disabilities, and traditional music and dance. During the 1980s, during a Fellowship in Folk Arts from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, he produced the highly praised documentary, Dance to the Music and Listen to the Calls, about traditional square dance caller Jerry Goodwin. Inspired by the music of the southwest, he produced the documentary, Eva Nuanez: Memories of My Musical Life. In 2019, Larry’s critically acclaimed feature-length documentary, Dance All Night – The Highwoods Stringband Story, was an official selection of several film festivals. His most recent documentary, The Canote Twins, is currently on the film festival circuit and is scheduled to be available for streaming in 2024. In addition to his work in film, Larry is a musician and plays fiddle, mandolin, and guitar. He has played and recorded with a number of bands, including the Percolators, the Soda Rock Ramblers, and the Southwest Musicians. Larry has also taught and called traditional square dances for more than 40 years. He has traveled widely and has performed, called, and taught hundreds of workshops at music and dance camps and festivals throughout the U.S. and in Europe, including the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Ashokan, Augusta, Pinewoods, Lady of the Lake, Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp, Berkeley Old-Time Music Convention, Austin Old-Tine String Band Festival, Dare to Be Square-West, and many more.