Boz Scaggs Signs With 429 Records And Is Set For Release Of All New Album "MEMPHIS" On 429 Records 3/5/13
Performance of "Cadillac Walk" On Tonight Show With Jay Leno Confirmed For Tuesday, Feb. 26
Scaggs Will Tour Throughout 2013
"When Scaggs' own musical voice shines, he brings something to this 'place' that we've never heard before." -- Premiere Guitar
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning rock legend Boz Scaggs has put the finishing touches on his latest studio album titled MEMPHIS. The multi-platinum selling musician just signed with 429 Records which will release the album on March 5th. On Tuesday, February 26th, Boz and band will perform "Cadillac Walk" on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Showcasing both original songs and choice covers, MEMPHIS was produced by Steve Jordan (John Mayer) and was recorded at Willie Mitchell's legendary Royal Studio in Memphis, where the late Mitchell recorded Al Green and other Hi Records artists. Joining Scaggs on MEMPHIS are Willie Weeks (bass), Ray Parker Jr. (guitars), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), the Memphis Horns, Lester Snell (string arrangements) and Steve Jordan (drums). MEMPHIS will be available everywhere on March 5th.
William Royce "Boz" Scaggs began a long and storied career in 1965 with the release of his first solo recording Boz. Scaggs quickly developed into an iconic singer/songwriter cutting his teeth playing with Steve Miller on several highly successful projects and honing his rock and R&B chops working with the likes of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Duane Allman. Scaggs hit it big in 1976 achieving multi-platinum success with "Silk Degrees" and its follow ups. Scaggs continued on a lauded and multi-genre musical journey to the present day. He and his band continue to tour worldwide and Scaggs also performs alongside Donald Fagan and Michael McDonald in their band billed as The Dukes of September.
BOZ SCAGGS 2013 TOUR SCHEDULE
21 - Modesto, CA - Gallo Center of the Arts
22 - Napa, CA - The Uptown Theatre
24 - Airway Heights, WA - N. Quest Casino - PendO'Reille Pavilion
26 - Palm Desert, CA - McCallum Theatre For the Performing Arts
05 - Dover, DE - Dover Downs Hotel & Casino – Rollins Ctr Ballroom
06 - Bridgeport, CT - The Klein Memorial Auditorium
08 - Worcester, MA - Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
09 - Buffalo, NY - Univ. of Buffalo Center For the Arts
11 - Minneapolis, MN - State Theatre
12 - Saint Charles, IL - The Arcada Theatre
13 - Windsor, ON - Caesars Windsor
15 - Newport News, VA - Ferguson Center for the Arts
17 - Greenville, SC - Peace Center For the Performing Arts
19 - Meridian, MS - Riley Center for the Performing Arts
20 - Biloxi, MS - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
21 - Lafayette, LA - Heymann Performing Arts Center
23 - Midland, TX - Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
24 - Dallas, TX - At&t Performing Arts Center - Annette Strauss Square
26 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
27 - Houston, TX - Arena Theatre
16- San Francisco, CA – Stern Grove Festival
For more information visit: www.429records.com/bozscaggs
To pre-order "MEMPHIS" for $9.99 at Amazon visit
To get an autographed copy of 'MEMPHIS" at Newbury Comics with your order, visit:
429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia, the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award-winning and chart-topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
SOURCE 429 Records
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