John Scofield will be releasing his 36th solo album, Piety Street, which will be available March 31 on Emarcy. It’s a blues inflected album with an adapted gospel repertoire.
Joining Scofield on Piety Street are musicians, Jon Cleary (piano, keyboards and vocals), George Porter Jr. (bass), Ricky Fataar (drums), John Boutt・(vocals) and Shannon Powell (percussion).
Track highlights include Dorothy Love Coates’ "That’s Enough", the Thomas A. Dorsey classics, "Never Turn Back" and "Old Ship Of Zion", Rev. James Cleveland’s "Something’s Got A Hold On Me", and the traditional "Sometimes I feel Like A Motherless Child."
Piety Street Band with Jon Cleary, Ricky Fataar, and George Porter, Jr.
4/2 Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME
4/3 Regattabar, Cambridge, MA
4/4 Regattabar, Cambridge, MA
4/5 B.B. King’s Blues Club, New York, NY
4/10 Kuumbwa Jazz Center (2 shows), Santa Cruz, CA
4/11 Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco, CA
4/12 Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis, MN
4/13 Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI
4/14 Shank Hall, Milwaukee, WI
4/16 The Pour House, Charleston, SC
4/17 The Handlebar, Greenville, SC
4/18 Carrboro Arts Center, Carrboro, NC
4/19 Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC
Piety Street Band with Jon Cleary, Ricky Fataar, and Donald Ramsey
4/21 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
4/22 State Theatre, Falls Church, VA
4/23 8 x 10, Baltimore, MD
4/24 McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ
4/25 Tri-C Festival, Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
4/27 Jazz at the Sheraton, Sheraton Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT
4/28 Hodi’s Half Note, Fort Collins, CO
4/29 Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO
5/1 Jazz & Heritage Festival Blues Tent, The Fairgrounds, 5:30, New Orleans, LA
Summer European tour dates will be added shortly.