Fred's Spring 2015 European Tour with the tightest band in all lands, his beloved New JBs, is underway and stopping at the Freiburg Jazzhaus tonight. (Click here to buy tickets.)
He met up Saturday at the Bergamo Jazz Fest with his compatriots, most of whom have been in his band for more than 20 years: Bruce Cox on drums, Dwayne Dolphin on bass, Peter Madsen on keys, Reggie Ward on guitar, Gary Winters on trumpet and Phillip Whack on sax.
The tour follows eight great shows in Spain with Leonardo Corradi and Tony Match of his Generations Trio, during which he crossed paths with legions of excited young Spanish fans and other great musicians, including Screaming Headless Torsos in Zaragoza and Town Bones in Granada.
The upcoming dates are:
--CONEGLIGANO, ITALY: Conegliano Jazz & Blues Festival. Click here to buy tickets.
Enjoy these shots from the road.
|With Leo and Tony somewhere in Spain.
|With members of SHT in Zaragoza.