Sat, May 18, 2013
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Azar Lawrence Quartet at The Ethical Society
In a rare Philadelphia appearence Azar Lawrence Quartet comes for one night,one show only. Limited seating/call for reservations.
Azar Lawrence’s history has been impressive since the age of five, throughout his musical sojourn he’s played sax alongside names like Woody Shaw, Horace Tapscott, Ron Carter, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Henry Butler and Buddy Collette.
Azar has been a force since he graduated from high school, releasing three albums of his own before the age of twenty-five, Bridge Into the New Age, People Moving People, and Summer Solstice.
During the eighties he wrote and performed for Earth Wind & Fire, on one of their highly acclaimed releases Powerlight. He collaborated with Earth Wind & Fire’s leader Maurice White.
Azar is known to bring jazz to popular music he can be heard on the late Frank Zappa’s music to Busta Rhymes.
For tickets and information call 215-668-6479.
The Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square