Hello, there is quite a few things happening this days that i wanted to share with y’all;
Im leaving for Brazil and Sao Paoulo again next week for some gigs with The Jason Adasiewicz‘s Sun Room, im super honored to have been asked to guest in this great trio! The gigs are at SESC Pompeia, part of the Jazz na Fabrica Festival on Aug 3rd and 4th. We will also tour Europe in early December this year.
Right after Brazil there is Jazz Em Agosto in Lisbon with The Thing XXL, a 7 piece incarnation of the group where we are joined by our good friends and great improvisers; Peter Evans, Mats Aleklint, Terry Ex and Jim Baker. this will be a blast!!
Atomic will be touring North America in late August kicking off with a concert at the Teatro de la Ciudad in Mexico City on the 29th, Zacatecas International Jazz Fest/MX on the 30th, Chicago Jazz Fest on Sept 1st, La Sala Rosa in Montreal on Sept 2nd and Guelph Jazz Fest/CAN on Sept 4th.
We just released ‘Moments Form’ a live recording from St Johann ‘Artacts 2012’. This record is a trio with Mars WIlliams and Tim Daisy and is out on the austrian label ‘Idyllic Noise’. more info. and you can check out a review here
IPA will soon be releasing our third album ‘Bubble’, this time the band has expanded to become a quintet together with fantastic Sweedish vibe player Mattias Ståhl. This record will be out in August on Moserobie Records.
The Thing will be releasing our first album on our own record label The Thing Records on Nov 1st. ‘BOOT’ will hit hard!!
The highly anticipated debut album from The young Mothers will be coming out early 2014, stay tuned for more news.
There are also lots of exciting things happening with the Tektite Records CoOperative this days but more news on this later as it all slowly shapes up.
Thanks for checking in!!
Lots o luve from Austin Texas,