Now there's a relative rarity, a new George Benson album in prospect. The guitar great/vocalist returns with Walking to New Orleans due for release in April. Walking to New Orleans is Benson’s first recording since his 2013 Nat King Cole-inspired album Inspiration. With Benson on the new release are drummer and musical director Greg Morrow, guitarist Rob McNelley, pianist Kevin McKendree, and bassist Alison Prestwood.
Details on the Whirlwind website... the new album is a trio affair to be released in May with saxist Freestone joined by drummer Tim Giles + bassist Dave Manington due for a May release. Dates coming up include Derby (1 March).
Touring their latest album Immigrance, Snarky Puppy November dates are:
06/11/2019 Bournemouth, O2 Academy
07/11/2019 Nottingham, Rock City
08/11/2019 Bristol, O2 Academy
09/11/2019 Oxford, O2 Academy
11/11/2019 Ulster Hall, Belfast
12/11/2019 Olympia theatre, Dublin
14/11/2019 London, Royal Albert Hall
15/11/2019 Manchester, O2 Apollo
16/11/2019 Glasgow, Barrowlands.
Stunning first time on vinyl for early-1990s album Ask The Ages, free-jazz guitarist Sonny Sharrock’s final album featuring Pharoah Sanders on tenor saxophone and Elvin Jones, on drums — with Bill Laswell producing.