HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz vocal sensation Anna Wilson, whose highly anticipated CD, COUNTRYPOLITAN DUETS will be released April 5th, joins Canada's beloved uber hip crooner and international recording artist, Matt Dusk, on his upcoming North American tour, sponsored by Wild Vines. Wilson will open for Dusk, who also is one of the top artists joining Wilson on the project. "I am so thrilled to be on this tour with Matt! It's going to be a great pairing, with a little jazz, a little country and a little wine all blended together perfectly." The tour begins in Montreal, April 1st (see tour dates below).
COUNTRYPOLITAN DUETS creates a magical union of country, jazz and pop by effortlessly blending the genres to form a fresh but timeless new sound that pays homage to Nashville's musical roots. Joining Anna on this disc are Dusk on the Jim Reeves classic "Welcome To My World," as well as GRAMMY® winning artists and current chart-toppers Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Rascal Flatts to legends Kenny Rogers, Ray Price, Connie Smith and steel guitar great Lloyd Green. Famed jazz musicians Rick Braun and Larry Carlton also add their unique musical interpretations to create a sound that is appealing to jazz and country fans alike. The project's first single, "You Don't Know Me" featuring American Idol finalist Matt Giraud debuted at #1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart .
Dusk will be releasing his 5th album Live From Las Vegas (Universal Music). This special edition double CD/DVD was recorded on August 25, 2010 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas and will be available nationally at retail and online on May 10, 2011. PBS is currently airing the Las Vegas special in the US.
April 1 – Montreal, QC – Gesu
April 2 – Belleville, ON – Empire Theatre
April 3 – Alliston, ON – Gibson Theatre
April 6 – Hamilton, ON – Studio Theatre
April 7 – Ottawa, ON – Shenkman Centre for the Arts
April 8 – Oshawa, ON – Regent Theatre
April 9 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
April 12 – Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg Casino
April 14 – Calgary, AB – The Deerfoot Casino
April 16 – Victoria, BC – Alix Goolden Theatre
April 18 – Langley, BC – Cascades Casino
April 21 – Regina, SK – Regina Casino
April 22 – Edmonton, AB – Festival Palace Theatre
April 23 – Whitecap, SK – Dakota Dunes Casino
April 27 – New York, NY – Joe's Pub
April 29 – Stowe, VT – Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
April 30---Hartford, CT—Belding Theater
May 2 -- Alexandria, VA --- The Birchmere
May 4 -- Pittsburgh, PA – WQED Theater
May 5 -- Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest Cafe
May 7 -- Detroit, MI—Royal Oak Music Theater
May 11— Houston, TX—House of Blues
May 22— Anaheim, CA—Grove of Anaheim
May 24— Fresno, CA—Tower Theater
For more information regarding Anna Wilson www.annawilson.com
For more information regarding Matt Dusk www.mattdusk.com.
For more information regarding COUNTRYPOLITAN DUETS www.musicworldent.com.
SOURCE Music World Entertainment