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Abstract Truth & G Lawrence
2017
Abstract Truth & G Lawrence

Seawind

by Abstract Truth & G Lawrence

Released 2015
Fourstring Records
Released 2015
Fourstring Records
Smooth Jazz Funk with an R&B vibe
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This album is yet another milestone for Abstract Truth & G Lawrence who continue to show their fans that they can play many styles of music. These cats blur the lines between genres. Smooth is the order of the day for their latest release.

Fire & Desire: Tribute to the Songbook of Rick James and Teena Marie, Vol. 1

by Abstract Truth

Released 2014
Fourstring Records
Released 2014
Fourstring Records
Extraordinary classic songs from two musical giants gone too soon as played by Abstract Truth
NOTES
The newest CD from Abstract Truth, (released 5/20/2014) pays tribute not duplicates the incredible music of Rick James and Teena Marie. The CD entitled "Fire and Desire" The Songbook of Rick James and Teena Marie Volume I, is a compilation of songs which had a Hugh impact on the Band. One listen to the disc and you will be transformed back to this incredible era of music. An era that was and still is the bridge …
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Shadows from the Sun

by Abstract Truth & G Lawrence

Released 2013
Fourstring Records
Released 2013
Fourstring Records
This amazing CD offers compelling grooves, instantly appealing hooks, sultry ballads and funky rhythm tracks with a Philadelphia twist.
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Abstract Truth lives on the edge of classification, weaving jazz with soul, R&B, african and latin rhythms, rock, gospel, blues, and funk. The musical foundation is the subtle, masterful interplay of the Drums (Zachuri Durham) and Bass (the band’s founding member, G. Lawrence). On top of that groove, the Sax (Roy Richardson Jr) Keys (Vince Stith) and Vocals (Valerie Ford) create a rich, vibrant and complex melodic and harmonic world echoing everything from …
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I'll Bring You Flowers (Everyday).......

by Abstract Truth & G Lawrence Francis & Friends

Released 2011
Fourstring Records
Released 2011
Fourstring Records
This disc has something for everyone. Weather you want to groove or chill, this cd would be a nice addition to your smooth jazz collection.
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This disc was a concept by the bandleader to provide something for everyone. From the groove tunes and latin flavors to the smooth vocal ballads. Their is plenty of music, (14 songs) for you to sink you ears into, weather you like jazz funk or piano ballads.

The Road Less Traveled

by Abstract Truth

Released 2009
Fourstring Records
Released 2009
Fourstring Records
Living on the edge of classification, weaving jazz with soul, R&B, African and Latin rhythms, rock, gospel, blues, and funk.
NOTES
This CD lives on the edge of classification, weaving jazz with soul, R&B, African and Latin rhythms, rock, gospel, blues, and funk. The musical foundation is the subtle, masterful interplay of the drums (Sultan Akbar), percussion (Rajul) and bass (the band’s founding member, G. Lawrence Francis). On top of that groove the horn (Jesse Andross) and keys (Scott Coulter) create a rich, vibrant and complex melodic and harmonic world echoing everything from straight …
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Seasons Change

by Abstract Truth W/G Lawrence Francis

Released 2008
Fourstring Records
Released 2008
Fourstring Records
Music that soothes and grooves
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In “Seasons Change,” the fine fourth release from Abstract Truth featuring G. Lawrence Francis and Friends, the band shrugs off any worries about genre or showcasing its chops. It just plows ahead with confidence to reach its ultimate goal: a collection of enjoyable tunes ripe with musical integrity. This is as much the result of the band’s maturity as it was a conscious decision made by Francis, the band’s bass-playing leader. He wanted …
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