Larry Graff plays rhythm and lead guitar in the Banana Slug String Band. He graduated from University of Michigan with a degree in Environmental Education and Environmental Advocacy in 1981. Larry initially worked as a teacher and naturalist for a heralded environmental education program in San Mateo County, CA, and then for six years as a teacher and director at the San Mateo County and Exploring New Horizons Environmental Education Program. Larry and his wife have one daughter, Kayla. In 1985 Larry co-founded the Banana Slug String Band and by 1987 was working full time with these environmental troubadours.
Larry also plays in a Santa Cruz based Dead style band, The Slugs and Roses.