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The Cookers to Release New Album, Plan Tour

“Time And Time Again” is the group’s fourth release

The Cookers' Cecil McBee, Billy Harper, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson and Donald Harrison, Iridium, NYC 4-14
David Weiss with the Cookers, Iridium, NYC 4-14

The Cookers-featuring Billy Harper (tenor sax), Eddie Henderson (trumpet), David Weiss (trumpet), Donald Harrison (alto sax), George Cables (piano), Cecil McBee (bass) and Billy Hart (drums)-will release a new album, Time and Time Again, on

Motema Music on Sept. 16. The septet will also tour the U.S. and play several dates in Europe in support of the album.

The Cookers Tour Itinerary

August 2-Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount, NY

August 3-Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI

August 10-Festival Of Jazz, Tabarka, Tunisia

August 12-Jazz in Marciac, Marciac, France

August 13-Oslo Jazz Festival, Oslo, Norway

August 14-Nisville Jazz Festival, Nis, Serbia

August 15-La Petite Pierre Jazz Festival, La Petite Pierre, France

August 17-Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, West Orange, NJ

September 13-Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts, Rahway, NJ

September 23 & 24-The Blue Note, New York, NY

September 25-The Dakota, Minneapolis, MN

September 26-SF Jazz, San Francisco, CA

September 28-Harris Center for the Arts, Folsom, CA

September 29-Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz, CA

September 30-Redwood Jazz Alliance, Arcata, CA

October 1-Jimmy Mak’s, Portland, OR

October 2-Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA

October 3-Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ

October 4 & 5-The Outpost, Albuquerque, NM

October 17-Thelonious Monk at 97 Jazzathon, Brookfield Place, Battery Park City, New York, NY

November 1-The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

November 7-Exit 0 Jazz Festival, Cape May, NJ

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