06/05/13

John Scofield to Release New Album, ‘Überjam Deux,’ July 2

Band confirms summer tour dates

Guitarist John Scofield has announced the release of his new album, Überjam Deux, July 2 on Decca/Emarcy.

According to a press release from the label, “Überjam Deux has been a decade in the works, following 2002’s Grammy-nominated Überjam. The recording features Avi Bortnick (guitar and samples), Andy Hess (bass), Adam Deitch (drums), Louis Cato (drums) and special guest John Medeski (organ, Wurlitzer and Mellotron on six tracks).

Scofield and the Überjam Band (Hess, Bortnick, Tony Mason) will embark on a tour June 21. Dates are as follows:

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John Scofield TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2008

JUNE
21 Santa Cruz, CA Kuumbwa Jazz Center
22 San Francisco, CA Miner Auditorium
23 Saskatoon, SK, Canada Broadway Theatre
25 Vancouver, BC, Canada Vogue Theatre
29 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Jazz Festival / guest with McCoy Tyner

JULY

05 Quincy, CA High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas County Fairgrounds
10 Halifax, NS, Canada Halifax Jazz Festival
11 St. John's, NL, Canada Wreckhouse International Jazz & Blues Festival
18 Thornville, OH All Good Music Festival & Campout
20 Phoenix, AZ MIM Music Theatre
26 Bridgeport, CT Gathering of the Vibes

AUGUST (Deitch replaces Mason on these dates)

01 Boulder, CO Boulder Theater
02 Telluride, CO Telluride Jazz Celebration
03 North Plains, OR Horning's Hideout
04 Salt Lake City, UT Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre / co-bill with MMW

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