Daniel Lanois, producer extraordinaire, is bringing his Black Dub project to London for two dates at the Jazz Cafe. The lineup alone makes this worth checking out: Trixie Whitley on vocals, Daniel Lanois on guitar and piano, Daryl Johnson on bass, and Brian Blade on drums. Talk about a supergroup!
I’ll be there on 1st August, you can buy your ticket HERE.
When their album arrives (Amazon snail mail) I’ll post further thoughts and impressions but for now check out this video clip. I love the space, restraint, and taste these guys have – not to mention the insane musicianship from Blade and Johnson. The middle 8 vocals from 2:57 are huge. Here it is: