Music Icon Patricia Barber European Tour 2020

American Composer/Jazz Pianist/Singer
Patricia Barber

2020 European Tour Schedule!

Celebrating a Year of Success:
International Airplay
Top Publications Praise From Critics
Induction into the American Academy
of Arts and Sciences!

Touring Trio:
Patricia Barber - piano/vocals
Larry Kohut - bass
Jon Deitemyer - drums

Upcoming Dates:

European Tour: 2020

Jan 23 La Petit Faucheux in Tours, France
Jan 25 Nasjonal Jazzscene-Victoria in Oslo
Jan 28 Impart ArtCenter in Wroclaw, Poland
Jan 30 Nefertiti in Gothenburg, Sweden

Feb 1 Theatro Circo in Braga, Portugal
Feb 3 Sendesaal in Bremen, Germany
Feb 8-9 Triple Door in Seattle
Feb 10 Kuumbwa in Santa Cruz
Feb 13 Mitchell Park Community Ctr in Palo Alto
Feb 14 Occidental Center for the Arts in Occidental, CA

Mar 14 MCG in Pittsburgh - trio double bill w/Kenny Werner

The Patricia Barber Trio
featuring Patrick Mulcahy and Jon Deitemyer
Higher - ArtistShare

Internationally acclaimed American composer singer/pianist Patricia Barber raises the bar with her 2019 recording on ArtistShare, her first since the critically acclaimed Smash (Concord, 2013). Higher marks Barber's return with another form-shattering collection of original material. Barber continues her touring into Europe in 2020. Happy New Year!

Renowned as a singular songwriter for her harmonic sophistication and incisive lyrics, Barber made several albums for Premonition and Blue Note Records that sold over 100, 000.

Barber, who has also won a Guggenheim fellowship in Composition, once again brings thrilling original material into the jazz orbit. Featured on Higher is an art song cycle, "Angels, Birds, and I...", that can be performed by jazz vocalists and instrumentalists as well as classical singers. In 2015 Barber toured an early version of the cycle in concerts with Renée Fleming. In 2016 she took the cycle to Chicago's Harris Theater to open the prestigious Ear Taxi New Music Festival.

Performing on Higher with her long-time jazz trio (Patrick Mulcahy-bass, Jon Deitemyer-drums) and guests, Barber juxtaposes "Angels, Birds, and I..." with some of her celebrated arrangements from the American Songbook.

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