Fred and crew are finishing the fifth of this year's six tours in Europe, highlighting it with the release in of his long-awaited Blues album, "From The Blues and Back."
The release is happening tonight at Liechtenstein's Little Big Beat Studios created by engineer and drummer Little Konzett, who's also celebrating the studio's 10th anniversary. Konzett co-produced the album with Fred and is releasing it on his label Lo-End Records. Stay tuned for details on when and where you can get it in the U.S. and elsewhere.
The current tour began with three dates in France and inckuded a four-night stand in Terni, Italy, at Umbria Jazz Weekend. Click here to view excellent video from Italy and enjoy the photographs below shot by Xavier Chauvet at rhe Albret Jazz Festival in Nerac. (Merci, Xavier.)
Up next Fred has two guest appearances, in the Boston area with the BT ALC Big Band, and at the Cola Jazz Fest in Columbia, SC. Click to get your tickets now,