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New York, December 2006

■■ Recent News & Stories

Mingus Epitaph Orchestra on tour again
Once again Joe Locke has been asked to revive his role in the Mingus Epitaph Orchestra. Dates continue to be added to the Orchestra's 2007 tour, which kicks off at Lincoln Center on April 25 - three days after Mingus would have celebrated his 85th birthday. The 31 piece band will be going on tour for the first time in 15 years, with new material not originally included when Epitaph premiered.
Find out more about the Mingus Epitaph Orchestra
Joe Locke's scheduled 2007 appearances


Joe Locke & Geoffrey Keezer Duo at AC Pianocraft
Joe Locke and Geoffrey Keezer will debut at the AC Pianocraft Showroom in New York City on December 9th, in the first of a series of concerts there, produced by Junichi Kasuga of Pinnacle Arts Management.

AC Pianocraft Showroom
333 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
(@52nd Street between 8th & 9th Avenue)
Saturday, December 9, 2006
1st set 9:00pm  /  2nd set 10:45pm
Joe Locke's scheduled 2006/2007 appearances

 

 

■■■ Recording Projects
 

Frank Kimbrough / Joe Locke Duo: Verrazano Moon
Omnitone Records will be releasing 'Verrazano Moon', the Duo's first ever live recording. The album is expected to be in the shops in early 2007. Keep visiting www.joelocke.com for further news.

Visit the Joe Locke / Frank Kimbrough Project
Complete discography


Live in SeattleThe Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group: Live In Seattle
Harvey Siders (JazzTimes): [..] Co-leaders vibist Locke and pianist Keezer are so close in their musical philosophy that when one itches, the other scratches. They comp respectfully behind each other, not that either leaves many gaps. And each knows how to heighten the energy of the other. Regarding group excitement, the quartet is propelled by a kinetic rhythm section: bassist Mike Pope and drummer Terreon Gully. [..] read the complete review �

For purchasing and more information visit the
Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer project page on www.joelocke.com.

Download LIVE IN SEATTLE:
You can purchase "Life in Seattle" (complete album or single tracks) in MP3 formats at Joe Locke's Music Shop:
www.shop.joelocke.com. 100% of the revenue goes to the artists.
It's not iTunes, it's LockeTunes!


 

■■■ Web News

Live video footage
We are featuring a selection of Joe Locke and Geoffrey Keezer videos from the 2005 Ballard Jazz Festival and the 2005 Tokyo Jazz Festival. Watch all here.

Or read the collected reviews of the Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group's recordings and performances �


Joe Locke albums available online
Visit Joe Locke's discography for direct links to purchase albums on the web
>> Discography

Or check out the following sites to shop for Joe Locke CDs:
>> Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany; JazzCDs

Or save money for Christmas and download the music straight from the website:
>> Joe Locke's Music Shop



Coming in 2007

Upon popular request we will soon be offering a selection of sheet music of original compositions and arrangements by Joe Locke for download from www.shop.joelocke.com.

Please stay tuned for more news...

 


■■■ Concerts, Gigs, Appearances


confirmed 2006 appearances:

December 04, 2006
     San Francisco, CA, USA - studio TBA
     recording w/ Michael O'Neil and Kenny Washington
December 07, 2006
     National Public Radio Broadcast / Webcast, USA - Jazz at Lincoln Center
     John Hicks & Joe Locke duo concert (hosted by Ed Bradley, recorded March 2002)
December 07, 2006
     Rochester, NY, USA - Water Street Music Hall
     The Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group
December 09, 2006
     New York City, NY, USA - AC Pianocraft Showroom (333 W. 52nd St)
     duets w/ Geoffrey Keezer
December 22-23, 2006
     New York City, NY, USA - Kitano Hotel
     w/ Jim Rotondi Quintet
December 29, 2006 - January 01, 2007
     Orvieto, ITALY - Umbria Jazz Winter Festival
     w/ Lew Soloff Quartet ( feat. Fran�ois Moutin and Billy Hart)

All 2006 appearances >>


confirmed 2007 appearances:

January 25-27, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - Knickerbocker
     w/ Lew Soloff and Fran�ois Moutin
February 01-10, 2007
     ITALY - Tour
     Rev.elation (w/ Mike LeDonne, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker)
February 19-21, 2007
     London, UK - Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club
     w/ Lew Soloff Quartet
February 23, 2007
     Denver, CO, USA - Denver Jazz Fest - TBA
     Joe Locke / Thomas Marriott Project (w/ Terreon Gully & Reuben Rogers)
February 27 - March 04, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
     Rev.elation (w/ Mike LeDonne, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker)
March 01-04, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
     Rev.elation (w/ Mike LeDonne, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker)
March 01, 2007
     New York Ciry, NY, USA - Wire Walker Studio
     recording w/ John Fifield
March 08-11, 2007
     Scotland, UK - Concert Tour
     w/ Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra (TSYJO)
March 15-21, 2007
     UK - Concert Tour
     Music of Tim Garland and Graham Fitkin (sponsored by the CMN)
     w/ Geoffrey Keezer, John Patitucci, Neil Percy + members of the LSO and LPO
April 09-11, 2007
     Appleton, WI, USA - Lawrence University
     teaching residency
April 11, 2007
     Appleton, WI, USA - Lawrence University Theatre
     concert w/ Dane Richeson, John Moulder and Mark Urness
April 12, 2007
     De Pere, WI, USA - Luna Caf�
     w/ Dane Richeson, John Moulder and Mark Urness
April 19-21, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - Knickerbocker
     w/ Lew Soloff and Fran�ois Moutin
April 25, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - Rose Theater / Jazz@Lincoln Center
     Mingus Epitaph Orchestra
April 27, 2007
     Cleveland, OH, USA - Tri-C Jazz Festival
     Mingus Epitaph Orchestra
May 16, 2007
     Los Angeles, CA, USA - Walt Disney Concert Hall
     Mingus Epitaph Orchestra
May 18, 2007
     Chicago, IL, USA - Symphony Hall
     Mingus Epitaph Orchestra
May 19, 2007
     Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA - Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center
     Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group
July 06-15, 2007
     Perugia, ITALY - Umbria Jazz Summer Festival
     Rev.elation (w/ Mike LeDonne, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker)
July 18, 2007
     New York City, NY, USA - 92nd St Y
     "All Through The Night" - The Music of Cole Porter
     (w/ Bill Charlap, Lewis Nash, Frank Wess and others)

All 2006/2007 appearances incl. venue links >>

Best wishes and happy holidays!

Nadja von Massow
(Joe Locke Management)
Nadja von Massow
(nadworks / joelocke.com)
 
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