Steve Lawson Archives
Steve Lawson Unveils Double Solo Album, “Time Stops”
Steve Lawson has announced a new double solo album that will mark a new shift in his writing. He tracked “Time Stops” in California while he was in the U.S. for the NAMM Show.
Steve Lawson Releases “TLC”
Steve Lawson’s music has always carried a certain amount of emotional weight, but his latest release may be the deepest. The solo bass master was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, and “TLC” was recorded amidst his chemotherapy treatments.
Steve Lawson: It Comes In Waves
Steve Lawson dropped track two of his album, “TLC,” yesterday and shared that there’s a video for the first track. "'It Comes In Waves' features some of the most egregiously celebratory 'soloing' that I've ever released," Steve shared.
Benefit Concert for Steve Lawson Set For August 28
In July, Steve Lawson shared the hard news that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Now, three musicians are teaming up for a livestream fundraiser to support their friend.
Support for Steve Lawson
This is a difficult story to write. One of my great friends, Steve Lawson, shared some tough news recently, regarding his health. Here’s how you can help.
Steve Lawson Pays Tribute to Rick Turner with New Album
The world lost a visionary and pioneer of the bass world when Rick Turner passed away on April 17, 2022. Steve Lawson had a special relationship with Turner, and he’s just released a tribute album, simply called “Rick”.
Steve Lawson: For Rick Turner
We were sad to report on the news of Rick Turner’s passing. Our friend Steve Lawson had a special relationship with Turner, including getting a bass made by the luthier. Steve recorded this tribute to Turner after learning the news.
Steve Lawson: DownWithThe6ness
My friend Steve Lawson is doing some very cool things right now with video lessons he’s posting to Instagram. The series looks at the 6 string bass and what it has to offer, and this track is a demo showcasing some beautiful music.
Steve Lawson Releases “Best of Vol 1”
It’s been twenty years since Steve Lawson’s first solo bass gig. Since then, he’s recorded over forty albums. Now he’s released the first volume of a “best of” compilation that picks out his favorite tracks from 2000 through 2013.
Steve Lawson Releases “The Arctic Is Burning”
Steve Lawson has released a new album that marks his 30th solo album in 20 years. As with nearly all of his work, “The Arctic is Burning” is an instrumental, improvised solo bass record that is thoughtful and beautiful.
Steve Lawson: Start Everywhere
Steve Lawson is releasing his latest album, “The Arctic Is Burning,” on September 2nd, and he’s just shared the closing track. The chill tune offers up a lot of interesting sounds along the way.
More Beauty and Desolation: An Interview with Steve Lawson, Part 2
In our last interview with solo bass whiz Steve Lawson, he gave us the scoop on his latest album, Beauty and Desolation. The gorgeous seven-song collection continues the bassist’s constant sonic exploration and artistic growth. Our chat included his ideas on the album’s concept, his improvisational style, and how he uses symbolism in music. In part two of the conversation,...