Josh Lawrence Quartet

Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm$20
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Showtimes are at 7:30p & 9:30p for this performance.

(Doors open at 5pm for dinner/Seating begins at 6:15p for the first show & 9:00p for the second show)


Josh Lawrence is a critically acclaimed trumpeter and composer. His ensemble was dubbed “an all-star outfit” by The New York Times.Lawrence has recorded five solo albums with
Posi-Tone Records, two albums with Ropeadope Records co-leading the Fresh Cut Orchestra, received two Grammy Award nominations with pianist Orrin Evans’ Captain Black Big Band and Smoke Sessions Records, and can be heard on albums by Boyz II Men, Erykah Badu, Jazmine Sullivan, Laurin Talese, Jonathan Michel, Caleb Curtis, Tarbaby, Adam Baldych, and Brian Marsella’s Imaginarium.

Lawrence holds a Bachelor degree from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, a Master degree from the Juilliard School in New York, and studied with legendary pianist Barry Harris. In 2021, Lawrence was named Director of Jazz Studies at Interlochen Center for the Arts where he now leads the Arts Academy and Summer Camp programs and conducts the Interlochen Jazz Orchestra.

The quintet’s third album Triptych is now available on Posi-Tone Records.

A “preeminent voice among young composers” (Downbeat 2017), Lawrence has received awards from Chamber Music America, the American Composers Forum, the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia.

Lawrence also codirects the Fresh Cut Orchestra and is a member of pianist Orrin Evans’ GRAMMY nominated Captain Black Big Band.


Thursday, November 3, 2022
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm