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Josh Lawrence Quintet at Firehouse 12

Posted by Greg Ledovsky on April 14, 2023


Firehouse 12
45 Crown St.
New Haven, CT


Fri, June 9, 2023
8:30 pm

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Willie Morris III
saxophone, tenor
Luques Curtis
bass, acoustic


With calm and pervasive confidence, Josh Lawrence picks up his trumpet for Posi-Tone, and steps boldly back into the spotlight with steadfast determination and emotional earnestness on his aptly entitled fifth release "And That Too.” Expect the unexpected when Lawrence unveils a powerful musical program of brilliant performances with the able assistance of talented newcomer Willie Morris on tenor sax, and the omnipresent powerhouse combination of pianist Art Hirahara and bassist Boris Kozlov alongside the bombastic metrics of Rudy Royston and Jason Tiemann on drums. From the opening salvo to the last call, Lawrence continuously affirms his commanding presence as a band leader with a well refined artistic vision that is effortlessly engaging, uplifting, and entertaining...

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