Jeff Beck... playing Vienne this summer. Above roaring after a Mahavishnu opening into a Billy Cobham classic completely in the zone at no. 47 with the Vinman, Jason Rebello, and Aussie bass guitarist Tal Wilkenfeld.
A return to her jazz roots soaked in the Great American Songbook, Tommy LiPuma producing, beckons for Diana Krall with Turn Up to the Quiet to be released through Universal in May. Listen, above to Night and Day. Like Someone In Love, Isn’t It Romantic, Love, I’m Confessin’, Moonglow, Blue Skies, Sway, No Moon At All, Dream and I’ll See You In My Dreams are the other songs. Dates include the Albert Hall, London on 27/28 September.
Rocking Ballyshannon in county Donegal, Ireland, at Roryfest over 31 May-3 June are Wilko Johnson, Walter Trout and his Band, Wishbone Ash, Seamie O'Dowd, Pat McManus and Johnny Gallagher among the seriously tasty headliners: see the full programme.