Tonight in Lausanne, Switzerland the John Scofield Band Uberjam ensamble starts a European tour led by American artist John Scofield who, along with Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, is considered the most important jazz guitarists of his generation.
This band will perform in Vienna and Berlin before coming to Sarajevo and after the Sarajevo concert on 6th of November at the Bosnian Cultural Center during the 17th Jazz Fest Sarajevo 2013, they will have another 16 concerts over 16 days.
In early July this year, Scofield released, after ten years of record pause of ensemble Uberjam, a new and long-awaited album called Uberjam Deux. The album was immediately upon publication on the first place of the U.S. iTunes list, and numerous concert of the band in the United States and Europe testify of the excellent reception by the audience.
This album is the third release of the band that followed Uberjam first album, released in 2002. and was nominated for Grammy, and the album Up All Night from the 2003.
Uberjam Band was called by music critics the jam session audio adventure in which great groove, funk, energetic rhythms but also sophisticated soul and blues section meet together.
On the European tour of Uberjam Banda, Scofield is joined by the guitarist Avi Bortnick, bassist Andy Hess and drummer Louis Cato.
Tickets cost 24 KM in pre-sale and can be purchased at the box office of Jazz Fest at the Bosnian Cultural Center, every day, except Sundays, from 12:00 to 20:00.