Guitarist and composer Lawson Rollins takes the listener on a global musical journey on "Traveler". Bridging countries, continents and cultures, 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.
2-time Grammy Award winner violinist Mads Tolling (Turtle Island Quartet), Big Bad Voodoo Daddy guitarist Scotty Morris, pianist Joshua Levy, and saxophonist Karl Hunter, Grammy Award winner violinist Charlie Bisharat(ShadowFax), percussionist Dave Bryant (Ottmar Liebert + Luna Negra Band), platinum-selling producer Dominic Camardella (Flora Purim, 3rd Force, Ottmar Liebert), and bassist Randy Tico (Jeff Bridges, Benise, Strunz & Farah).
Lawson Rollins: guitars
Mads Tolling: Violin
Scotty Morris: Horn arrangements, rhythm guitar
Joshua Levy: Piano, horn arrangements
Karl Hunter: Saxophone, clarinet
Charlie Bisharat: Violin
Dave Bryant: Percussion
Randy Tico: Bass
Dominic Camardella: Producer, keyboards
Cameron Stone: Cello
Ron Blake: Trumpet
Matt Tudor: Slide guitar
Ben Devitt: Trombone
Stephen Duros: Associate producer, drum programming, electric guitar