Dave Douglas

High Risk Tour Kicks Off Today!

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.

Don't know what to expect? Here's some great reviews from PopMattersAll Music and Pitchfork.

And don't forget to buy the album now on BandCamp or iTunes!

PopMatters reviews Dave Douglas' High Risk Album

Where one influence ends and another one begins is a mystery, and that’s what will guarantee High Risk‘s status as a wholly unique album. With any justice, it will also serve as a template for future electro-jazz.
— John Garratt

Read more here

New York Times features Dave Douglas and High Risk on Press Play

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.

Check out Press Play and pre-order the album now on iTunes or BandCamp.

Dave Douglas named Artistic Director of Bergamo Jazz Festival

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.


the appointment of an artist as versatile and of absolute value as Dave Douglas bears witness to the international credibility of Bergamo Jazz
— Nadia Ghisalberti, counselor of Culture, Tourism Expo and the Municipality of Bergamo

Dave Douglas & High Risk on tour in the US & Canada

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.

Preorder High Risk on iTunes now!

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

7/1 & 7/2 - Constellation | Chicago | Buy Tickets (7/1), Buy Tickets (7/2)

7/3 - Iowa City Jazz Festival | Iowa City | FREE