Phil's Music Book of Original Compositions

Sample of the Book

(Original Composition composed September 2017--work in progress)

Mazurka per Caterina (sample tune from my upcoming Italian mandolin music CD)

Mandolin Heaven CD

Now Available on CDBaby and other online muaic stores

Mandolin Heaven CD


Singles of Original Compositions by Phil Lawrence with David Grisman and David LaFlamme Released on CDBaby: Buy The Purple Rose and When Mandolins Weep (These two tunes are also available on Mandolin Heaven CD)


Limehouse Blues with David Grisman and Tracy Bigelow

at the Petaluma High School Library

You Tube Videos of Phil Lawrence and his Bands

It's A Beautiful Day Acoustic Sample Audios

w/David LaFlamme from It's a Beautiful Day on Violin & Vocals (Recorded March 2012)

Bee Samba

Don and Dewey

Hot Summer Day

When Mandolins Weep

The Purple Rose

Dolphin Song

The Gecko Waltz

God Bless the Child


Elegy with Valerie Marshall on cello and Sonia Tubridy on piano

Recorded November 2011

Phil Lawrence with The Windshield Cowboys including David Grisman and John Allair "On the Road"

YouTube Video with The Windshield Cowboys

Manoir de Mes Reves Live @ The French Garden 10/25/08 with Paul Gruen, guitar, and Michael Price, bass

Listen to The DLT 3 (Phil's Former Band) Recording from 2005-2008

Minor Swing (instrumental)

Manoir de Mes Reves (instrumental)

Queen Bee (Original Composition by Phil Lawrence--instrumental)

Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You (StephenTamborski--vocals, guitar)

When Mandolins Weep (Original Composition by Phil Lawrence--dedicated to Chip Dunbar--instrumental)

Elegy (Original Composition by Phil Lawrence--instrumental)

Devorah's Swing (Original Composition by Phil Lawrence--instrumental)

Autumn Leaves (instrumental)

Like Young (instrumental)

Europa (instrumental)

As Time Goes By (instrumental)

Dark Eyes (instrumental)

Willow Weep for Me (instrumental)

Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (instrumental)

Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans (instrumental)

Got Cool Too Soon (StephenTamborski--vocals, guitar)

Dinah Audio Recorded Live @ The French Garden 4/11/08 complete with authentic ambient "noise".

Cheek to Cheek Audio Recorded Live @ The French Garden 4/25/08 complete with authentic ambient "noise".

As Time Goes By Audio Recorded Live @ The French Garden 4/11/08 complete with authentic ambient "noise".

Deed I Do Audio Recorded Live @ The French Garden 4/11/08 complete with authentic ambient "noise".

View a Video of The Phil Lawrence Band Playing "Lover Man"


With Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble

Phil's Former Klezmer Band

The Rabbi's Farewell (Original by Phil Lawrence)

The White Rose (Original by Phil Lawrence)

Freilach #12 (Live Sample)

Khusidelich (Live Sample)

Bei Mir Bist Du Schein (Live Sample)

Tkine Fun Yas Recorded 3-9-08

Video The Nayer Sher Introduction to Live Concert DVD

Video Meshugge Skocne Live Concert in Petaluma

Video Freilach # 12 Live Concert in Petaluma

Video Misirlou Wedding Celebration at the Russian River in Guerneville, Ca

Listen to More Selections from the Jubilee Website Here


Listen to Samples from Mandolin Mezzotints

Download mp3s

Sheik of Araby


Over the Rainbow

Tulip Blossoms

The Water Tower

From the Heart

Hava's Tune


Listen to Samples From Phil Lawrence Plays Mandolin and Guitar

Trans-Siberian Express

Over the Rainbow

Golden Slippers

Tulip Blossoms


Listen to The Brooklyn Rag

The Brooklyn Rag


Hava's Tune


Listen to Phil Lawrence with Silk and Steel

I Thought I Saw You (Phil on lead guitar--Martin D-28)

Edge of Your Heart (Phil on lead guitar--Martin D-28)

A High Price to Pay (Phil on Mandolin)

I’d Do It All Again (Phil on harmonica)

The Quiet Men (Phil on harmonica)


Listen to Samples from Sweet Amnesia

Reach Across Heaven

White Rabbit

Mojave Reverie


Listen to Samples from Redwood Highway

Love at the Five and Dime

My Baby Thinks He's a Train


View Phil Lawrence on The Perry Como San Francisco Special from May 1981--a full glorious 5 seconds of national television exposure. Phil plays rhythm guitar with Micahel Berst on hammered dulcimer, immediately after Uncle Ray in his aviator goggles. Oooops. Youtube pulled this one. Sorry.


Mandolin Heaven CD