ECM (Classical, Jazz) Records News and Tour Dates

Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani – The Third Man (releasing February 5th)

February 20-23 Rava and Bollani will be in NYC at Birdland performing in duo and also trios with Paul Motian and quartets with Motian and Larry Grenadier.

Nik BärtschÂ’s Ronin – Holon (releasing February 5th) -  brief EPK at:

While the band has toured Europe extensively since the release of their 2006 label debut Stoa, their North American appearances have thus far been limited to two enthusiastically received appearances in Canada at last summerÂ’s  Montreal and Vancouver festivals, and an ecstatic showcase in New York at Joe’s Pub on July 3rd. Shortly after the release of Holon, Ronin will embark on its first full-scale tour of the USA:

February 23  Portland, OR  Portland Jazz Festival

February 25 &26 – Los Angeles, CA – Jazz Bakery

February 27 – Ann Arbor, MI – Firefly

February 28 – Boston, MA – Regattabar

February 29 – Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theater

March 3 – Washington DC – Blues Alley

March 4 – Columbus, OH – Wexner Center

March 5 – New York City – JoeÂ’s Pub

March 7 – San Francisco, CA SF Jazz – YBCA Forum


Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette

Just a reminder that following the October 2007 release of My Foolish Heart and now the 3-CD box reissue Setting Standards, there are trio concerts coming up:


March 5 – Los Angeles, CA – Royce Hall

March 8  San Francisco, CA  – SF Jazz / Masonic Auditorium

September 1 – Philadelphia, PAKimmel Center

October 18 – New York, NY – Carnegie Hall

On March 11th  we will release Rabo De Nube a new album from Charles Lloyd – with a new quartet including Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland – this band will also be touring – dates so far confirmed are:

March 27 – Santa Fe, NM  – Lensic Theater

March 28 – San Francisco, CA  – Herbst Theater

March 29 – La Jolla, CA – Athenaeum 

March 30 – Los Angeles, CA – Catalina Bar and Grill

March 31 – Seattle, WA – Triple Door

June 1 – Santa Barbara, CA – Lobero Theater

-Tord Gustavsen Trio (Being There was released June 2007)

February 14 – San Diego, CA – The Athenaeum

February 16 – Portland, ORPortland Jazz Festival

– Marilyn Crispell, Mark Helias and Paul Motian will play a week at the Village Vanguard  – March 11-16

Meredith Monk’s next album impermanence will be released on March 18th.

New York’s Symphony Space is dedicating four consecutive Friday evenings to Monks work:

February 15, 21, 28 and March 6th – more info here:

-David Torn and the Prezens band on tour (Prezens was released April 2007)

March 13 – New York City – JoeÂ’s Pub

March 14 – New Haven, CT – Firehouse 12

March 20 – Boston, MA  – Regattabar

March 28 – Columbus, OH – Wexner Center

March 29 – Minneapolis, MNWalker Arts Center

And, looking further ahead, here is how our release schedule/touring for April and May looks as of today:


April 15th:

Bjørnstad/Rypdal – Live from Leipzig

            Ketil Bjørnstad: piano

            Terje Rypdal: electric guitar


Jon Balke – Book of Velocities

            Jon Balke: piano


Jacob Young –  Sideways

            Jacob Young: acoustic and electric guitars

            Mathias Eick: trumpet

            Vidar Johansen: tenor saxophone, bass clarinet

            Mats Eilertsen: double-bass

            Jon Christensen: drums


Marilyn Mazur – Elixir

            Marilyn Mazur: percussion

            Jan Garbarek:  tenor and soprano saxophones, flute


Marilyn Crispell – Vignettes 

            Marilyn Crispell: solo piano

*** Marilyn Crispell May 15thBaltimore solo concert at An Die Music Live!

more dates to be announced soon

May 6th:

Marcin Wasilewski Trio  – January

            Marcin Wasilewski: piano

            Slawomir Kurkiewicz: double-bass

            Michal Miskiewicz: drums

*** Marcin Wasilewski Trio will tour in May – dates in NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC to be confirmed soon


Norma Winstone Trio – Distances

Norma Winstone: vocals

Glauco Venier:  piano

Klaus Gesing:   bass clarinet, sax

*** Norma Winstone on tour:  

June 26th  – NYC – JoeÂ’s Pub (2 sets)

June 28th  Baltimore  – An Die Music Live!

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