First UK Tour by Azymuth since 2010 - Light as a Feather

Call it "funk/jazz fusion", call it 'samba doido' (crazy samba), deep-in-the-groove Azymuth arrive in the UK this Sunday for five dates (with a jump over to Amsterdam in the middle). It's their first visit here since 2010 - chronicled above. They're re-creating the album Light as a Feather from 1979. Far Out Recordings have released a remixed and remastered edition of the album in several formats (AVAILABLE HERE)

Keyboard gentle giant Jose Roberto Bertrami passed away last July at the age of sixty-six, and keyboard duties are taken by a former Bertrami student, and lifelong fan Fernando Moraes. Jazzwise have previewed the tour HERE


SUNDAY 16th JUNE 2013 - Hoochie Coochie - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

THURSDAY 20th JUNE - (with Gilles Peterson) Fabric, London
People attending this gig can go into a prize draw for the album

FRIDAY 21st JUNE - Fiddlers Club - Bristol

SATURDAY 22nd JUNE -Band on the Wall, Manchester

(SUNDAY 23rd JUNE - North Sea Jazz Club - Amsterdam)

TUESDAY 25th JUNE - Exeter Phoenix               (pp)

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