10 Piece Orchestra ~ Show times 8PM, $20 & 10PM, $15
"Entrenched musically in the rich jazz legacy of Philadelphia, Josh Lawrence is one of the current stalwart musicians of the next generation deeply steeped in tradition and exemplifying a control and lyricism that is slowly but assuredly leading him towards a singular voice on his instrument." - Saxophonist Tim Warfield
Josh Lawrence is a jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and educator living in Philadelphia where he is on faculty at the University of the Arts and Drexel University.
Lawrence has three solo albums under his name, has recorded as a sideman with Erykah Badu and Boyz II Men, and performs with pianist Orrin Evans’ Captain Black Big Band , bassist Anthony Tidd’s PACT, saxophonist Bobby Zankel & the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound, guitarist Matt Davis’ Aerial Photograph, drummer Francois Zayas, and singer Venissa Santi.