Tori Freestone & Alcyona Mick - UK and European tour dates 2017/18 plus news of forthcoming album.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
We have received the following information from Whirlwind Recordings;
Tori Freestone & Alcyona Mick to release duo album 2018 + tour dates + Freestone nominated for a Parliamentary Jazz Award.
We’re pleased to announce the early 2018 release from the duo of saxophonist Tori Freestone and pianist Alcyona Mick.
After working together in various ensembles in and out of the UK in recent years, Mick and Freestone decided to fuse their unique writing styles and improvisational approaches to record a duo album for the exploration of new material and arranged covers with a contemporary twist.
Given their wealth of experience working with unusual instrumentation in a variety of formats, this duo formation provides an ideal setting to blend their distinct voices in a more intimate exploration of their new material.
We’ll have more info on this release in the coming months…
Tori, who released the critically acclaimed ‘El Barranco‘ (Whirlwind) in 2016 and ‘In The Chop House‘ (Whirlwind) in 2014, has received a nomination for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards (2017).
TORI & ALCYONA TOUR DATES:
31 October – Oxford Jazz Society @ The Mad Hatter, Oxford
9 November – The World’s Larder, Wanstead, London
13 Jan 2018 – El museo Bodega ‘El Grifo’, Lanzarote
Feb 13 – Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, Soho, London – Tori’s Birthday Gig (Tori Freestone & Alcyona Mick + Tori Freestone Trio)
Feb 4 – Colchester Jazz Club, Colchester
Feb 22 – Jazz at Future Inn, Bristol
Feb 23 – Ashburton Live, St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, Devon
4 March – The Verdict, Brighton
18 March – Clapham Omnibus, Clapham, London
23 March 2pm – Workshop @ Leeds College Of Music, Quarry Hill, Leeds
23 March 8pm – Crescent Community Venue, York
24 March 11am – Workshop for York Jazz Initiative, York
28 March (TBC) – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
18 April (TBC) – The Vortex, Gillett Square, Dalston, London
8 May – St Ives Jazz Club (Tori Freestone & Alcyona Mick + Tori Freestone Trio)
Full details here; http://www.whirlwindrecordings.com/events/#artist-34
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