New Mexico Jazz Festival – The Doug Lawrence New Organ Quartet

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Born in Louisiana and raised in New Mexico, tenor saxophonist Doug Lawrence spent over 25 years making a name for himself in New York City, performing and recording with iconic artists Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Buck Clayton, Dizzy Gillespie, Wild Bill Davis, Benny Goodman, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and many others. A current resident of Albuquerque (where he grew up), he has, for the last 20+ years, been the featured tenor saxophone soloist with the 18-time Grammy winning Count Basie Orchestra with whom he is on the road much of the year.


Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM

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