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Doug (aka Douglas) Lawrence

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: October 11, 1956    

Doug is the lead tenor saxophonist and featured soloist with the Count Basie Orchestra, tenor saxophonist with the Coast to Coast All-Star Septet featuring Jimmy Cobb, and a freelance artist.... The New York Times quoted jazz legend Buck Clayton saying - “Doug Lawrence is a great tenor saxophonist, a natural, like Lester Young”. Howard Mandel of Downbeat says - “The professional credentials Doug Lawrence has racked up, are astonishing!”, Bill Milkowski of Jazz Times writes - “Think of Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, Ben Webster, Lester Young, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra. They were able to touch our collective soul with their extraordinary sense of phrasing. Tenor man Doug Lawrence has got it. His phrasing is fluid, relaxed, conversational and charming, just like his easy going, seductive Southern drawl.” And Dan Morgenstern, former editor of Downbeat writes - “There's nothing forced about Dougs playing: It is, as they say, the real thing.”...
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