Collectors and DJs rejoice! Fred’s back on vinyl for the first time since the ’80s with the release of Fred Wesley Studio Live Session, available now at www.funkyfredwesley.com.
Also in July, the band laid the tracks for their forthcoming album From The Blues and Back, celebrating the music that’s at Fred’s core, due to drop June 1, 2019.
|Quick band meeting on the Littie Big Beat terrace. With Peter Madsen, Dwayne Dolphin, Fred, Bruce Cox, Gary Winters and Reggie Ward|
Looking forward, fans can catch the New JBs in Europe in November, including at the JazzNoJazz Festival in Zurich. Click here to buy tickets now.
Looking back, the summer tour finished up at Mindel Summer Jazz in faraway Mindelo, Cape Verde.
|Google Maps screenshot showing location of Cape Verde.|
|Mindel Jazz team with the band featuring Ernie Fields Jr.|