3 Minutes to Midnight - Released in 2017

12 new original songs that capture the urgency of the moment, the exhilaration of the speed of sound, and the poignancy of the remains of the day.

Featuring multi-platinum producer Dominic Camardella (Ottmar Liebert, Flora Purim, Airto, 3rd Force), Grammy winning violinist Charlie Bisharat (Shadowfax), bassist Randy Tico (Flora & Airto, Jeff Bridges, Strunz & Farah, Benise), and percussionist Dave Bryant (Ottmar Liebert).

Featuring the Top 30 Billboard contemporary jazz radio chart hit "Island Time", also on the major Americas Music Top 50 chart.

More details at www.LawsonRollins.com

 

 

 

 

INFINITE CHILL (the remix sessions) - Released in 2015


Featuring the  #1 RADIO HIT "Cafe Paris (chill remix)"

10 classic world music tracks taken from Lawson Rollins' acclaimed solo albums, remixed and reimagined with a hip, modern aesthetic, incorporating elements of electronica/chill/downtempo into the world music fusion of the original songs. 

Featuring remixing from Billboard chart ranked Persian-American musician/producer Shahin Shahida,
and an all-star cast of musicians including legendary Brazilian chanteuse Flora Purim

Mastered at the world-renowned Sterling Sound studio in NYC. 

More details available at LawsonRollins.com

 

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TRAVELER - Released in 2015

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Featuring 2 time Grammy winner Mads Tolling, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy members Scotty Morris, Joshua Levy and Karl Hunter, Grammy winner Charlie Bisharat, and platinum-selling producer Dominic Camardella. 

Bridging countries, cultures, and continents, the music features Lawson's distinctive guitar-work backed by an eclectic, all-star ensemble. The expansive arc of the album reaches from the traditions of the Old World to the pulse of the modern metropolis with a boldly diverse, genre-defying mix of melody, rhythm, and improvisation. 

Featuring the America's Music Chart top 50 radio hit "Berlin Bossa." 

Winner of 3 Gold Medals in the Global Music Awards and 1st Place in the USA Songwriting Competition. 


More details available at LawsonRollins.com

 

FULL CIRCLE - Released in 2013

After the global musical travels of his recent albums that explored the outer reaches of world music fusion, Lawson Rollins comes FULL CIRCLE on his latest release with 12 tightly focused tracks that feature his distinctive guitar work front-and-center, accented by a back drop of world beat rhythms and intimate ensemble instrumentation. 

The album features multi-platinum producer Dominic Camardella (Ottmar Liebert, Flora Purim, 3rd Force), Grammy-winning violinist Charlie Bisharat, bassist Randy Tico (Strunz & Farah, Benise, Jeff Bridges, Jake Shimabukuro), percussionist Dave Bryant (Ottmar Liebert, Baba Olatunji) and saxophonist/flutist Richard Hardy (Dave Matthews Band). 



 

 

The album landed on the Billboard Top 10 World Music album chart and features the Billboard contemporary jazz radio top 25 hit "Flight."

More details available at  LawsonRollins.com

 

ELEVATION - released in 2011

ELEVATION marks an expressive high point for composer and guitarist Lawson Rollins. The 13 original compositions feature lush instrumentation recorded on location in Iran, Nepal, and the U.S., and a roster of stellar musicians from around the world. Guest artists include guitar legend Buckethead, Persian-American producer/musician Shahin Shahida, Nepali flute master Ruben Kumar Shrestha, Iranian santur virtuoso Pejman Eckhtiari, and many more.

Featuring the Billboard contemporary jazz radio top 25 hit "Daybreak."

More details available at LawsonRollins.com

 

 

 

 

ESPIRITO - released in 2010

Recorded at George Lucas' legendary Skywalker Sound studio as well as Santa Barbara Sound Design. The album showcases a global cast of Grammy Award winners and music legends. 

Featuring the Billboard contemporary jazz radio top 25 hit "Moonlight Samba".

More details available at LawsonRollins.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

INFINITA - released in 2008

Lawson Rollins' spanish-tinged guitar is supported by an all-star ensemble of 18 musicians,
including Flora PurimAirto MoreiraShahin ShahidaCharlie Bisharat, and many more. 

Featuring the Billboard contemporary jazz radio top 30 hit "Infinita."

Recorded, mixed, and edited at Santa Barbara Sound Design

More details available at LawsonRollins.com