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Josh Lawrence

Horace Silver

Josh Lawrence is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader and educator living in Philadelphia where he is on faculty at the University of the Arts School of Music.

He is prominent jazz artist with two records to his name, leads his own NEW Quartet featuring rising talents from New York City and Philadelphia, performs regularly with the Captain Black, Brooklyn and Shrine Big Bands, has recorded with the likes of Erykah Badu and Boyz II Men and is a distinguished clinician at conservatories and universities across the US and Europe.

Lawrence has created and performed a diverse range of brilliant new music from trios to big bands, brass ensembles to symphony orchestras, Broadway to ballet and is a staunch advocate of American arts and culture.

Josh Lawrence endorses the Soulo Mute and Reunion Blues gig bags.