BASI TOURS concert offers 2002/2003

November - December 2002 DEAN BROWN GROUP The "HERE" ­ European Tour Dean Brown - g; Bernhard Wright - kb; Booker King - b; Juju House - dr "Here" has been released in March 2001 by ESC Records. For more than 20 years he has been one of the most sought after guitar players for touring and in the studio. Now, DEAN BROWN presents his long­awaited debut album on ESC Rec.! Funk and Grooves in all possible permutations is the motto of his production! (few dates available only) BILL EVANS & SOUL INSIDERS * Groove, Soul-Funk Jazz Power... Bill Evans - sax; Mitch Stein - g; Tom Custer - kb; Poogie Bell - dr; Ron Jenkins - b Cher, Defunkt, etc. New Release out now by Esc Records "Big Fun". (few dates Nov. available only) ANTONIO FORCIONE & GIORGIO SERCI Antonio Forcione - guitars; Giorgio Serci - guitar "One of the great acoustic guitarists" (The Guardian) "Thrilling voyage round the world S passion, grace and fire" (The Times) "A major international guitar virtuoso S remarkable personal magnetism" (JAZZFM). Winners of the "Best Spirit of the Festival 2001" award at the Edinburgh Festival. (few dates available only 26/11-5/12) CHICO & THE GIPSIES Founder of Gipsy Kings... Available for Galas and Openings, Open Airs etc. on request February - March - April - May 2003 MAYNARD FERGUSON BIG BOP NOUVEAU BAND ** "A true living trumper legend... Mr. High Tone again in Europe" SEPTETO NACIONAL *** "Naturally, originally - no doubt" New release available. JOJO MAYER'S NERVE Jojo Mayer - dr; Jesse Murphy - b, low & manipulation; Takuya Nakamura - synth, sampling tp; Roli Mosiman - sound, realtime audio deconstruction MAHOTELLA QUEENS * "Unforgetable unique performances" EDUARDO NIEBLA "GUITAR DUO" "Flamenco Passion - Latin-Jazz Virtuosity" New release "Natural" available now BILL EVANS & SOUL INSIDERS * Groove, Soul-Funk Jazz Power... Bill Evans - sax; Mitch Stein - g; Tom Custer - kb; Poogie Bell - dr; Ron Jenkins - b. Cher, Defunkt, etc. New Release out now by Esc Records "Big Fun" JOE ZAWINUL & THE ZAWINUL SYNDICATE "The Wizard of Music" New release "Faces & Places" by ESC out March 02 Joe Zawinul - kb; Etienne M'Bappe - b; Amit Chatterjee - g; Paco Sery - dr; Manolo Badrena - perc; Sabine Kabongo - voc bookings in A, CH East Europe only and on request MARIA JOAO TRIO/QUARTET feat: Maria Joao - voc; Mario Laginha - p; Toninho Ferragutti - acc; Helge Norbakken - dr, perc no bookings in Germany, Portugal, France, Spain TRILOK GURTU TRIO/Solo Trilok Gurtu - perc, dr, voc VICTOR BAILEY GROUP "Spring Tour 2003" "Intelligently-groovepower... getting big!" Victor Bailey - b; Jim Beard - kb; Bennie Maupin - sax; Poogie Bell - dr JIM BEARD GROUP (new release by ESC) "Conceptionist-producer, leader and keyboarder" lineup tba LENI STERN TRIO Leni Stern - g; Paul Sokolow - b; Keith Carlock - dr New release "Finally the rain has come" by Efa/Esc Distr. DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET Dave Brubeck - p; Bobby Militello - sax; Alec Dankworth - b; Randy Jones - dr DEAN BROWN GROUP "Late Spring Tour" Dean Brown - g; Bernhard Wright - kb; Booker King - b; Juju House - dr New release by ESC Records available in May 2003 ERNIE WATTS "QUARTET" Christof Sänger - p; Rudi Engel - b; Heinrich Köbberling - dr; Ernie Watts - sax CHICO & THE GIPSIES Founder of Gipsy Kings... Available for Galas and Openings, Open Airs etc. on request BILL COBHAM & CULTURE MIX "Jazz Fusion with a Caribbean flavor"! Per Gade - g; Stefan Rademacher - b; Marcos Ubeda - kb; Jr.Gill - steel pan, perc; Billy Cobham - dr New release by In & Out Rec.D-Freiburg June-July 2002 JOE ZAWINUL & THE ZAWINUL SYNDICATE "The Wizard of Music" New release "Faces & Places" by ESC out March 02 Joe Zawinul - kb; Etienne M'Bappe - b; Amit Chatterjee - g; Paco Sery - dr; Manolo Badrena - perc; Sabine Kabongo - voc bookings in A,CH East Europe only and on request MAHOTELLA QUEENS * "Unforgetable unique performances" BILL EVANS & SOUL INSIDERS * Groove, Soul-Funk Jazz Power... Bill Evans - sax; Mitch Stein - g; Tom Custer - kb; Poogie Bell - dr; Ron Jenkins - b Cher, Defunkt, etc. New Release out now by Esc Records "Big Fun" CHICO & THE GIPSIES Founder of Gipsy Kings... Available for Galas and Openings, Open Airs etc. on request MARIA JOAO TRIO/QUARTET feat: Maria Joao - voc; Mario Laginha - p; Toninho Ferragutti -acc; Helge Norbakken - dr, perc no bookings in Germany, Portugal, France, Spain EDUARDO NIEBLA "GUITAR DUO" "Flamenco Passion - Latin-Jazz Virtuosity" New release "Natural" available now EDDIE PALMIERI LATIN JAZZ SALSA ORCHESTRA ** Eddie Palmieri - p; Tony Lujan - tp; Phil Vieux - ts, ss; Paoli Mejias - congas; Arnlado Oquendo - bongos; Jose Claussell - timb; Joe Santiago - b. Special guest: Herman Olivera - voc SEPTETO NACIONAL *** "Naturally, originally - no doubt" New release available. BILL COBHAM & CULTURE MIX "Jazz Fusion with a Caribbean flavor"! Per Gade - g; Stefan Rademacher - b; Marcos Ubeda - kb; Jr.Gill - steel pan, perc; Billy Cobham - dr New release by In & Out Rec.D-Freiburg ANTONIO FORCIONE & GIORGIO SERCI Antonio Forcione - guitars; Giorgio Serci - guitar "One of the great acoustic guitarists" (The Guardian) "Thrilling voyage round the world's passion, grace and fire" (The Times) "A major international guitar virtuoso S remarkable personal magnetism" (JAZZFM) Winners of the "Best Spirit of the Festival 2001" award at the Edinburgh Festival MAYNARD FERGUSON BIG BOP NOUVEAU BAND ** "A true living trumper legend... Mr. High Tone again in Europe" DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET **** Dave Brubeck - p; Bobby Militello - sax; Alec Dankworth - b; Randy Jones -dr In cooperation with: * = Musicas, D ** = GKP, D *** = Mirmidon, E **** = Hubers, NL For further informations: tel. +43 5513 8807 fax +43 5513 30309 email: basitours@aon.at website: www.basitours.com (available at Sept. 29)