Saxophonist Doug Lawrence & Friends
Start Date/Time: Friday, April 21, 2017 9:30 PM
Description:
    Saxophonist Doug Lawrence has performed on six continents at virtually every major concert hall, jazz club and jazz festival in the world. 

As the featured tenor saxophone soloist with the Legendary 19-time  Grammy® award-winning Count Basie Orchestra, Doug has toured the world extensively. The Basie Orchestra has no parallel in jazz. They have won more awards, polls and Grammys®  than any other jazz big band in history. The chair Doug fills (1st tenor) has been inhabited by a virtual "who's who" of jazz tenor saxophonists. They include - Lester Young, Hershel Evans, Don Byas, Eli "Lucky" Thompson, Budd Johnson, Buddy Tate, Illinois Jacquet, Wardell Gray, Paul Quinechette, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell, Sal Nistico, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Jimmy Forrest, Eric Schneider and Kenny Hing.

Doug's previous recordings as leader are the critical and commercial hits Soul Carnival (#3 Album Jazz Charts USA for 14 weeks 1998), High Heel Sneakers (#11 Album Jazz Charts USA 1999), Street Wise (Top 25 Jazz Albums of the Year Japan 2004), Big Band Swing (4 stars All Music Guide), and New Organ Trio featuring Doug's longtime colleagues Dan Trudell and George Fludas.

Showtimes:  9:30pm & 11:30pm
Admission:  $15