Tori Freestone

Details on the Whirlwind website... the new album is a trio affair to be released in May with saxist Freestone joined by  drummer Tim Giles + bassist Dave Manington due for a May release. Dates coming up include Derby (1 March).

 

Touring their latest album Immigrance, Snarky Puppy November dates are:

06/11/2019 Bournemouth, O2 Academy

07/11/2019 Nottingham, Rock City

08/11/2019 Bristol, O2 Academy

09/11/2019 Oxford, O2 Academy

11/11/2019 Ulster Hall, Belfast

12/11/2019 Olympia theatre, Dublin

14/11/2019 London, Royal Albert Hall

15/11/2019 Manchester, O2 Apollo

16/11/2019 Glasgow, Barrowlands.

 

From elegant double album Day After Day by guitarist Ben Monder to be released in April... the work includes a version of Johnny Mandel and Johnny Mercer’s ‘Emily’ and Quincy Jones’ ‘The Midnight Sun Will Never Set.’

The great jazz writer Ira Gitler has died. He was 90. More via WBGO.