Surprisingly, the new album by Joe Barbieri will arrive on May 3rd.
The album, entitled "Dear Billie", will be a heartfelt tribute to the jazz queen Billie Holiday. "Billie" - explained Joe in the video that announced the new release - is my other hero as well as Chet Baker (whom Barbieri has dedicated an album in 2013 entitled "Chet Lives!"), and has long been I would have liked to offer her a revered tribute ".
"Dear Billie" will be recorded in front of a true audience of 80 fans (this is the link to participate) and with the complicity of three among the best Italian jazz players: Gabriele Mirabassi (clarinet), Luca Bulgarelli (double bass) and Pietro Lussu (piano).
Click here to see the video in which Joe announces the new project (from the facebook fan club group "Maravilhosi").