02/15/13

Quest Releases New Album, Readies NYC Run

Liebman, Beirach, McClure and Hart pay tribute to Shorter

Quest, the quartet featuring Dave Liebman (saxophones), Richie Beirach (piano), Ron McClure (bass) and Billy Hart (drums), has released a new album, Circular Dreaming (Enja), and will perform a five-night run at Birdland in New York City next week, Feb. 19-23. Sets will take place at 8:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

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Quest originally formed in 1981, broke up in 1991 and reunited 15 years later for a European tour. The new release is something of a tribute to Wayne Shorter, who composed six of its nine tracks.

For more information on the Birdland dates, visit the venue’s website.

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