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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:


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


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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