Piers Lawrence is a soulful, bluesy, New York based, straight-ahead jazz guitarist.
Piers Lawrence a soulful, melodic guitarist, and prolific songwriter was born in
Manhattan, raised in San Francisco, and Geneva, Switzerland,where he studied Guitar and
Composition at the Conservatoire de Musique de Lausanne.
Upon his return to New York, he joined the world-renowned, Harlem-based, Jazz-Mobile
Orchestra Big Band while he continued his studies with jazz greats Barry Galbraith and
Ted Dunbar. Soon he was playing Broadway shows including 'Guys and Dolls', 'Dancin',
'Hubie', and 'Your Arms Too Short to Box With God' and touring and recording with
Wilson Picket, The Main Ingredient, Ester Phillips, Phyilis Hyman, The Caribbean Allstars
and Merl Saunders.
Based in New York City, Piers brings his love of jazz music to the recording studio, live
stage and to internet radio, where he produces and hosts "Manhattan Jazz" on
www.TribecaRadio.net. His record label, JazzNet Media produces independent projects
such as "Stolen Moments" which features three original tunes, Samba Christina, Everytime