Pianist James Francies is to release Purest Form in May with '713' kicking the build-up off as a lead-off track. Francies on the album is with bassist Burniss Travis and drummer Jeremy Dutton while saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, vibist Joel Ross, guitarist Mike Moreno and singers Elliott Skinner, Peyton and Bilal are also on the record which is to be released by Blue Note. Francies is also on Chris Potter's upcoming Sunrise Reprise, again a May release, details here.
James Francies, top. Photo: Twitter