If you've been enjoying Dave Douglas' latest album High Risk that dropped June 23rd, it's time to check the band out live. Dave Douglas and High Risk are on tour now in the USA and Canada. Click here for more info and tickets.
The New York Times will be streaming Dave Douglas' upcoming album High Risk all this week in advance of its release on June 23rd. The music represents Douglas' continued exploration of electronic music through an exciting collaboration with Jonathan Maron (Groove Collective), on electric and acoustic bass; Mark Guiliana (Beat Music, Heernt) on electric and acoustic drums; and DJ, producer and beatmaker Shigeto (Ghostly International) on electronics.
Dave Douglas has been named the Artistic Director for the 2016 season of the Bergamo Jazz Festival. The festival occurs every year in March and Dave has performed a number of times in the past. Dave takes over from previous directors Uri Caine, Paolo Fresu, and Enrico Rava.
For more information, click the photo above to visit Bergamo Jazz Festival's Facebook page.
Starting June 25, Dave Douglas will take his High Risk band on the road for a week of dates in the US and Canada. The tour will be in support of the release of his newest album, out on June 23.
Full list of dates:
6/25 - Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival | Rochester | Buy Tickets
6/26 - TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival | Ottawa | Buy Tickets
6/27 - TD Victoria International Jazz Festival | Victoria | Buy Tickets
6/28 - TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival | Vancouver | Buy Tickets
6/29 - Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival | Saskatchewan | Buy Tickets
6/30 - Montreal Jazz Festival | Montreal | Buy Tickets
Dave Douglas joins several jazz ensembles tonight at the University of Oregon in Eugene with a concert capping off his three-day artist residency. The concert will be held at 7:00pm in Beall Concert Hall. Get your tickets here and check out his composition The Presidents arranged for big band as a preview!