Piers Lawrence is a soulful jazz guitarist and songwriter, hailing from San Diego, California since 2022.
As the founder of Jazz Net Media Inc., an independent record label, and media company, Piers has left an indelible mark on the world of jazz with his internationally acclaimed CD, "Stolen Moments."
With the PIERS LAWRENCE QUARTET, he graces the stages of some of the country's most prestigious venues, from the iconic Iridium NYC and Minton's Playhouse in Harlem to the elegant Plaza Hotel NYC and the sunlit shores of Seaport Village in San Diego. His music resonates in both intimate settings like Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar and on grand stages such as One Paseo in Del Mar, CA.
Piers Lawrence's artistry extends beyond the jazz realm, with corporate clients including renowned names like Dow Jones, Billboard Magazine, IBM, Cisco Systems, the Bryant Park Jazz Festival, and even the United Nations.
Born in Manhattan and raised in San Francisco and Switzerland, Piers honed his craft at the Conservatoire de Musique de Lausanne, studying Guitar and Composition. His journey through the world of jazz has been enriched by collaborations with jazz legends like Barry Galbraith and Ted Dunbar and performances with the Jazz-Mobile Orchestra. On Broadway, he's contributed his musical prowess to productions of "Guys and Dolls," "Dancin'," and "Hubie."
Piers Lawrence's storied career includes touring with esteemed artists such as Wilson Pickett, Esther Phillips, Phyllis Hyman, the Caribbean Allstars and Merl Saunders. He has shared the stage and recorded with a vast array of music luminaries, from Narada Michael Walden and Sammy Figueroa to Jerry Garcia and Tommy Flannigan.
To bring Piers Lawrence's soulful jazz to your local or international venue, corporate event, or jazz festival, please contact us at 646-341-2600 or email@example.com.
“Stolen Moments” is the complete package: intelligently chosen repertoire, well arranged, and expertly performed.”
By C. Michael Bailey – AllJazz.com
“I give this a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED rating for any listener who wants classics in their collection.”
Dr. Jazz, Jazz Guitar Magazine
“Won him loads of airplay on jazz radio around the country”.
Paul Blair, Hot House Magazine