Joe Jackson Announces Duke Ellington Tribute Album, Tour Dates

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Joe Jackson Announces Duke Ellington Tribute Album, Tour Dates

Joe Jackson  and the Bigger Band have announced a Duke Ellington tribute album, titled The Duke, due out June 26. Guests on the album include Iggy Pop, Sharon Jones, Regina Carter, ?uestlove, Christian McBride and Steve Vai.

In support of the album, a free MP3 of the album’s first single, “I’m Beginning To See The Light,” is available for download. In addition, Jackson and co. will take to the road for a fall tour. Check out the tour dates and album’s tracklisting below:

The Duke Tracklisting:
1. Isfahan
2. Caravan
3. I’m Beginning To See The Light – Take The A Train
4. Mood Indigo
5. Rockin’ In Rhythm
6. I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But The Blues – Do Nothin’ Till
7. I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)
8. Perdido – Satin Doll
9. The Mooche – Black and Tan Fantasy
10. It Don’t Mean A Thing (If You Ain’t Got That Swing)

Joe Jackson and the Bigger Band Tour Dates:
15 – Bethesda, Md. @ Music Centre at Strathmore
16 – Greenville, S.C. @ Peace Center Hall
18 – Glenside, Pa. @ Keswick Theatre
19 – Boston, Mass. @ Wilbur Theatre
21 – New York, N.Y. @ Town Hall
22 – New York, N.Y. @ Town Hall
25 – Red Bank, N.J. @ Count Basie Theatre
27 – Ann Arbor, Mich. @ Michigan Theater
28 – Chicago, Ill. @ Vic Theatre
29 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Pabst Theater

2 – Seattle, Wash. @ Moore Theatre
4 – Saratoga, Calif. @ The Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre at Montalvo
5 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Nob Hill Masonic Center
6 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Orpheum Theatre