Jazz Concerts and Shows

Azar Lawrence Experience
Thu, Aug 15 ~ Sun, Aug 18

Azardizzys 6.14
Four nights at the Jazz Standard, NYC
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Azar Lawrence – tenor & soprano saxophone
Theo Saunders – keyboards
Brian Swartz – trumpet
Dimitrus Mahlis – guitar
Gerald Brown – bass
Yayo Morales – drums
Munyungo Jackson – percussion

Since his resurgence began at the start of the 21st century, Azar Lawrence has continued to electrify his audiences with a powerhouse delivery and technical mastery applied to both original compositions and selections from the John Coltrane songbook. In December 2014, Jazz Standard was the scene for an Azar –led commemoration of the 50th anniversary of A Love Supreme…and those lucky enough to have been there still speak of these performances with awe and amazement. In 2017, Concord Music reissued his groundbreaking 1974 album Bridge Into The New Age; the following year, the saxophonist’s Elementals CD hit #2 on the Jazz Weekly charts. The exciting and expansive The Azar Lawrence Experience (TALE) deploys as many as eight musicians: The current lineup includes such prodigious talents as keyboards player Theo Saunders and trumpeter Brian Swartz.


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