The Space Between, released in 2013, is Chad’s latest effort. The album hit #12 on Amazon’s Adult Alternative Chart which is an impressive feat for an independent release. Named by CDBaby as an Editor’s Pick, The Space Between is also being recognized internationally on premier music podcast RTVE, the NPR equivalent in Spain, where “I Wish I Knew” and “A Love is Born” is on their playlist.
Four songs from The Space Between can also be heard on “Echoes,” a nightly melodious soundscape featuring ambient and downtempo music that is broadcast on over 120 public radio stations across the United States. The host, John Diliberto, an award-winning radio producer and music writer, has earned the reputation of only playing groundbreaking music and rarely selects pianist tracks for his program. By adding, “I Know a Love so Fair and True,” “A Love is Born,” “Falling Together” and a cover of Band of Horses’ “No One’s Gonna Love You” to the “Echoes” song rotation, this highly influential tastemaker reaffirms the artistic significance of Chad Lawson and his works.
Chad’s music has been played on NPR, Delta Airlines flights and in Starbucks coffee shops. Television shows (Dawson’s Creek, MTV’s Teen Mom 2), movies (DoughBoys, Plimpton!) and commercials (Bacardi, Relais Chateaux upscale boutique hotels) have also utilized his works. The Notebook, an upcoming Broadway musical where Chad was brought on to arrange and notate the show’s musical pieces.
While working as a keyboardist with an artist on Sony Records, the late and legendary music producer Phil Ramone told celebrated music director Jack Douglas, “You have an amazing keyboard player.” It was an unforgettable compliment that Chad still cherishes to this day.
Chad Lawson is a master musician and artist extraordinaire. This brilliance is evident in his gifted original compositions and his exceptional interpretations of the beloved classics.
You can find out more about Chad on his website.
Chad Lawson lives in North Carolina, USA.