Guitarist and composer Lawson Rollins takes listeners on a global musical journey on the multi-award winning album “TRAVELER.” 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.
1st Place Winner in the leading songwriting awards,
the 2015 USA Songwriting Competition.
Triple Gold Medal Winner in the 2015 Global Music Awards for Instrumentalist, Album, and Top 10 Albums of the Year:
"His newest, best, and most fully realized album." ~ Acoustic Guitar Magazine
Featuring the America's Music Chart top 50 radio hit "Berlin Bossa."
Acoustic Guitar Magazine: "Traveler is an incredible journey across an enormously broad canvas, where the sound is impeccable, the compositions dynamic, and the technique dazzling." Full interview here.
Guitar Player Magazine: "Lawson Rollins is a bona fide star...The key to Rollins' mass appeal is his signature artistic balance between classically influenced compositional refinement, infectious exotic rhythms, and the unbridled intensity of full-on shred." Full interview here.
"Acoustic music doesn't get any hotter than this."
"Sparkling, intricately finger-picked acoustic guitar."
"Fiery...very much of the moment."
iTunes Editorial review
"A truly exciting journey."
Inside World Music
"Rollins has done it again."
"Guitar maestro Lawson Rollins reaches a new musical zenith."
"The nylon-string virtuoso who blew minds with his "Fire Cadenza" is back."
Guitar Player Magazine
Read the press release HERE.