Amazon.com Widgets

Ronnie Laws

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: October 3, 1950    

Ronnie Laws

The younger brother of Hubert Laws, Ronnie Laws has a nice soulful sound on tenor, but has never seriously pursued playing jazz. Throughout his career, which includes early-'70s gigs with Quincy Jones, his brother, Ramsey Lewis, and Earth, Wind & Fire, Laws has essentially been an R&B player. He has led his own albums since 1975, but recorded very little of interest to the jazz world, although he is often listed on Billboard's contemporary jazz chart.

In 1970 he moved to Los Angeles, where he found work under the tutelage of such legendary talents as The Jazz Crusaders and Hugh Masakela. His formative training also included stints with Jazz pianist Walter Bishop Jr. and organist Doug Cann. He was a member of the 70’s much-revered soul group Earth Wind and Fire, where he played tenor and soprano sax for a two-year stint, before finally venturing out to pursue a solo career....
read more

  • BUY

    Mr. Nice Guy / Classic Masters

    Prestige Records
    2013
  • BUY

    Tribute To The Legendary Eddie Harris

    Prestige Records
    1997
  • BUY

    Deep Soul

    Prestige Records
    1993
  • BUY

    Handyman

    Prestige Records
    1993
  • BUY

    Brotherhood

    Prestige Records
    1993
  • BUY

    True Spirit

    Prestige Records
    1990
  • BUY

    Identity

    Prestige Records
    1990
View More Albums

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

No videos available. Add a video now.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “Pressure Sensitive”

Latest Release

Pressure Sensitive

Blue Note Records (1995)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Ronnie Laws events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 1,860 Views: 8,682 Fans: 2
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sheryl Bailey

Sheryl Bailey

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW