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Acclaimed jazz guitarist John Abercrombie has announced an Irish tour for September. The ECM artist has played and recorded with a glittering roll-call of musicians down through the years, including Gil Evans, Jan Garbarek, Chico Hamilton, Billy Cobham, Joe Lovano …

Fri, Jul 25, 2008, 09:30

   

Acclaimed jazz guitarist John Abercrombie has announced an Irish tour for September.

The ECM artist has played and recorded with a glittering roll-call of musicians down through the years, including Gil Evans, Jan Garbarek, Chico Hamilton, Billy Cobham, Joe Lovano and many more. He also led the seminal Gateway trio alongside Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette.

For his Irish tour, Abercrombie’s band will feature Michael Buckley (tenor sax), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

The tour will visit Limerick (Dolan’s, September 11th), Cork (Triskel, September 12th), Belfast (Black Box, September 13th) and Dublin (Whelan’s, September 14th).