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gkp -tour offers 2016 - 2017

May 22 - June 5 + Summer + Fall 2017

Roy Hargrove Quintet (w/ RM Music)

Roy Hargrove (tp); Justin Robinson (ts); Sullivan Fortner (p); Ameen Saleem (p); Quincy Phillips (dr)

May 14 - 29 + Summer + Fall 2017

Raul Midón (w/ ZOT Management)

Raul will release his newest album "Bad Ass & Blind" on March 25, 2017!

" His timeless soul pop jazz sound garnered standing ovations to the « free man beyond any category " (Huffington Post)

Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Raul Midón performs SOLO (git, voc, perc, piano) or w/ a band, line-up t.b.a. 

March 22 into April + August/September + Fall 2017

Sun Ra Arkestra (exclusive)

the mighty BIG BAND - directed by Marshall Allen - 

Years after Sun Ra ascended to outer space, Marshall Allen in his 93rd year on Earth still leads the mighty Sun Ra Arkestra with full power on the orbit of Sun Ra’s musical cosmos.

on request

Lynne – Charenee – Grace (exclusive)

Lynne Arriale, Charenee Wade and Grace Kelly reinterpret beloved songs of the cinema with passion, sensitivity and empathetic collaboration. Selections such as   Blondie’s Call Me (American Gigolo), Ease on Down the Road (The Wiz), Hallelujia (Shrek), Windmills of Your Mind (Thomas Crowne Affair), Pure Imagination (Willie Wonka), Charade and Black Orpheus, will appeal to music lovers of all ages.

Quintet: w/ Lynne Arriale (p), Charenee Wade (voc), Grace Kelly (sax), Martin Gjakonovski (b), Guido May (dr) 

on request

Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith (exclusive)

2nd Line Smith is the Jimmy Smith Songbook reimagined as a high-energy blend of a contemporary jazz quintet and second-line brass-band.

line-up: Craig Handy (ts); Kyle Koehler (B3); Matt Chertkoff (git); Clark Gayton (sousaphone); Jerome Jennings (dr)

Summer + Fall 2017

Ron Carter (exclusive)

Ron Carter's 80th birthday will be celebrated in 2017 with two major tours bringing his music to festivals and theatres throughout Europe.

FOURSIGHT "Dear Miles," feat. Ron Carter (b, lead) ; Donald Vega (p) ; Payton Crossley (dr) ; Rolando Morales-Matos (perc)

RON CARTER NONET   feat. Ron Carter (piccolo bass); three celli (t.b.a.); Leon Maleson (b) + the rhythm section of "Foursight" (see above)

RON CARTER & RICHARD GALLIANO - a duo performance with jazz chamber music at its best

RON CARTER & WDR BIG BAND - with the program of their album "My Personal Songbook", a selection of Ron Carter originals arranged by Rich de Rosa.

Summer + Fall 2017

Gregory Porter (exclusive East Europe)

The Grammy winning star of vocal jazz will released his 2nd album with Universal's Blue Note "Take Me To The Alley"!!

line-up: Gregory Porter (voc, lead); Tivon Pennicott (sax, fl); Chip Crawford (p); Jahmal Nichols (b); Emanuel Harrold (dr)

on request

Hammond Eggs & Special Guests (exclusive)

- presenting the programme of the CD « Back in the Pan » (In+Out Records) and other original music.
feat. Paulo Morello (git) ; Jermaine Landsberger (B3) ; Christoph Huber (dr)

Special guests on request: Randy Brecker (tp); Bob Mintzer or Rick Margitza (ts)

March + November 2017

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Quartet (w/ TEMA)

Tribute to Charlie Haden - feat. Matt Brewer on bass

This emotional project in remembrance of Gonzalo's friend and musical collaborator Charlie Haden will be performed by

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (p, lead), Matt Brewer (b), Will Vinson (sax),  Jeff Ballard (dr)

Summer 2017

Herbie Hancock (w/ Marshall Arts)

- quartet line-up t. b. a. -

on request

Lynne Arriale – Solo or Trio (exclusive)

presenting exclusively the programm from her new solo CD « Solo » (IN+OUT Records)
TRIO : w/ Martin Gjakonovski (b) ; Guido May (dr)

Summer 2017

VOLCAN All-Star Trio (exclusive)

The essence of modern Cuban music presented by

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (p); Jose Armando Gola (b); Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez (dr) 

on request

Roberta Gambarini (w/ RM Music)

Roberta Gambarini (voc) ; Sullivan Fortner (p) ; Ameen Saleem (b) ; Quincy Phillips (dr)

July - August 2017

Rubén Blades (exclusive)

The Grammy winning living legend of Salsa returns to Europe - accompanied by Roberto Delgado Orchestra from Panama with whom he recorded his latest album.

August/September 2017 + on request

Debby Sledge & Niels Lan Doky Trio (exclusive except France)

Debby Sledge (of Sister Sledge) joins forces with Niels Lan Doky's trio from Denmark!

line-up: Debbie Sledge (voc); Niels Lan Doky (p); Tobias Dall (b); Niclas Bardeleben (dr)

on request

Sherrie Maricle & DIVA Jazz Orchestra (exclusive) (exclusive)

on request feat. special guest tap-dance star: Maurice Hines in "Tappin' Thru Life"

- celebrating 20 years of DIVA Jazz Orchestra -
- new CD “A Swingin’ Live” out -

February + May-Summer + Fall 2017

Ramón & Maraca Valle (exclusive)

Ramón and his cousin are performing extensively in 2017 to present the music of their common recording, the duo album « The Art of Two » (In+Out Records).

DUO : Ramón Valle (p) & Orlando "Maraca" Valle (fl)

or QUARTET w/ Omar Rodriguez Calvo (b) ; Liber Torriente (dr)

Also possible: project w/ Symphonic Orchestra and Ramon as special soloist. 

April/May + Summer + October/November 2017

Jazz By Five (All Star Group) (exclusive)

Jazz By Five is the new project put together by famous Jazz Messenger Javon Jackson, featuring jazz legends like Jimmy Cobb, George Cables, and Eddie Gomez.

line-up: Randy Brecker or Eddie Henderson (tp); Javon Jackson (ts); George Cables (p); Eddie Gomez (b); Jimmy Cobb (dr)

Live on Youtube: 

on request

Amina Figarova (exclusive)

presenting the programm of her latest album "Blue Whisper" (IN+OUT Records)

line-up: Amina Figarova (p) ; Bart Platteau (fl) ; Alex Pope Norris (tp) ; Wayne Escoffery (ts) ; Luques Curtis or Jeroen Vierdag (b) ; Jason Brown or Darrell Green (dr)

on request, all year

Viviane de Farias (exclusive)

O Globo depicts her as "the great hope in the renewal of the Brazilian music" while the German weekly Die Zeit greets her as having the "presence of a Star".
Viviane de Farias (voc) ; Kim Barth (ts, fl) ; Paulo Morello (git) ; Eduardo Penz (b) ; Mauro Martins (dr)

or ”BALAKUMBALA” - duo – Viviane de Farias (dr) & Mauro Martins (b)

on request, all year

Ratko Zjaca & Simone Zanchini Group (exclusive) (exclusive)

– presenting exclusively the programme of the CD « Beyond The Lines » (IN+OUT Records)

line-up: Ratko Zjaca (git) ; Simone Zanchini (accordeon) ; Martin Gjakonovski (b) ; Adam Nussbaum (dr)

on request

Larry & Julian Coryell (exclusive)

Larry Coryell, the Master of Fusion, will tour with his very talented son Julian in 2017, adding another guitarist as special guest (t.b.a.).

line-up: Larry Coryell & Julian Coryell (git)

on request

Knoel Scott Quartet (exclusive)

Tenor saxophone player Knoel Scott is a member of the Sun Ra Arkestra for almost four decades and bursts with jazz history and deep musical knowledge.

line-up: Knoel Scott (saxes, fl, voc, lead) - Charlie Stacey (p) - Michele Montolli (b) - Shane Forbes or Jamie Murray (dr)

April/May + June/July 2017

Benny Golson Quartet (exclusive)

The legendary saxophone player and composer will release a new album and has his brand new autobiography "Whisper Not" in stock for the European tours in 2017.

line-up: Benny Golson (ts); Kirk Lightsey (p); Reggie Johnson (b); Mario Gonzi or Alvin Queen (dr) 

Summer 2017

Al Jarreau (w/ Marshall Arts)

Al Jarreau unique vocal style is one of the world's most precious musical treasures.

line-up: Al Jarreau (voc, lead); Joe Turano (sax, keyb, musical director); John Calderon (git); Chris Walker (b); Mark Simmons (dr); Larry Williams (keyb)

Summer 2017

Randy Crawford (w/ Marshall Arts)

performing with a quintet line-up consisting of 

acoustic piano (t.b.a.) • upright bass (t.b.a.) • drums (t.b.a.) • guitar (t.b.a.)

If you have any special requests regarding artists not on our list that you wish to engage in the future, please don’t hesitate to contact us.