“Some time after John Coltrane's death his pianist, McCoy Tyner, wanted another saxophonist to play with. Azar Lawrence was the man Tyner picked, and his powerful new album reminds us why..." - The Times (London)



Thank You Idyllwild for an Amazing Weekend! 

Special Thanks to God and the Firefighters for Protecting the Event!(L to R: Trevor Ware, Windy Barnes Farrell, Azar Lawrence, Brian Swartz, Mgr. Tracy Hannah, Munyungo Jackson, Roy McCurdy,  and Theo Saunders)  

Stay Tuned...More Pictures of Idyllwild to Come!

Azar Lawrence with Brian Swartz on the Trumpet

(L to R)  Brian Swartz (Trumpet), Henry Franklin (Bass), Azar Lawrence (Saxophone) and Roy McCurdy (Drums)

(L to R)  Brian Swartz, Henry Franklin, Giovanna from Corazon Performing Arts,Roy McCurdy, Azar Lawrence, and Masumi Yamamoto

The All- Stars from Healdsburg! Something Magical happens when Old Friends come together and make Music together.

Babatunde Lea, George Cables, Azar Lawrence

Essiet Essiet, David Weiss, Bobby Watson, Billy Hart, Azar Lawrence, and Babatunde Lea

The Healdsburg All Star Band

Happy 20th Anniversary Healdsburg Jazz Festival! Thank you for letting us share in this amazing event.


Nov 28 - Dec 6, 2017
Ivory Coast Africa Tour & Recording Session

February 2 - 4, 2018
Dizzy's - Lincoln Center
New York, NY

March 1, 2018
Gold Diggers - Los Angeles, CA
"Elementals" Release Party

March 31, 2018
Roscoe's Jazz Lounge
Long Beach, CA

April 16 - 21, 2018
Healdsburg Master Classes & Concert
Healdsburg, CA

April 28, 2018
Scullers Jazz Club
Boston, MA

May 18th - 20th, 2018
Blues Alley
Washington, D.C.

June 9, 2018
Healdsburg Jazz Festival
Healdsburg, CA

June 16, 2018
Corazon Performing Arts
Topanga, CA

July 22, 2018
Hartford Jazz Festival
Hartford, CT

August 10 - 12, 2018
Idyllwild Jazz Festival
Idyllwild, CA

September 27 - 30
Joy of Jazz Festival
Johannesburg, South Africa

October 5, 2018
Angel City Jazz Festival
Los Angeles, CA

March 1 - 3, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York, NY

June 7 - 9, 2019
Inntoene Jazz Festival
Diersbach, Austria



For Inquires:

Tracy Hannah
Zarman Productions
PO Box 62-1102
Los Angeles, CA 90062


For Booking:


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