J.F.D. PRODUCTIONS

January to June 2003

Lucky PETERSON March-April & Summer 2003
with Rico Mc Farland, Norris Johnson, Charles Mack & horns
Ahmad JAMAL april-may
with James Cammack - b, Idris Muhammad - dr
James CARTER trio mid February-March-April 2003
with Leonard King - dr, Gerard Gibbs - Hammond B3
Otis TAYLOR March-April-May 2003
Otis TAYLOR just wins "Best New Artist at W.C. Handy Award 2002". "Deep Music from a true genius performer
who takes his music and his African-American heritage very seriously"; "The best Blues album of the
year"; "Some of the most original and deepest blues band in existence".
Michael BURKS March 2003
"Outrageous tone, explosive solos and soulful vocals with a Gibson Flying V in hand, he exudes energy - part rock,
part soul and plenty of blues"
ART ENSEMBLE of CHICAGO "35th Anniversary reunion"
W/Joseph Jarman ­ Famadou Don Moye ­ Roscoe Mitchell ­ Malachi Favours (also with special guest James Carter ­ Enrico Rava)
April 2003. With Fred Anderson (early March)
After 10 years Joseph Jarman come back with his historical band with Roscoe
Mitchell, Malachi Favors and Don Moye. A short tour for this legendary ensemble from Chicago back in Europe "to add another piece
of history". Presenting their new CD on the prestigious label ECM. Special guest under request: Enrico Rava, James Carter, Ari
Brown, Antonello Salis, Kirk Lightsey, Baba Sissoko.
- Jean-Michel PILC & Cardinal points ­ new cd and new line up with James
Genus (b) ­ Ari Hoenig (drs) ­ Sam Newsome (sax) april-early may 2003

Summer June-July-August 2003

Ahmad Jamal presents : HIROMI
This astonishing new upcoming artist, composer and pianist, will be for her first time in Europe from
28/12 to 1/1, 2003 at the Ovieto jazz festival (It.), festival promoted by Carlo Pagnotta, also promoter of the famous
Umbria/Perrugia International jazz festival. She just finished her first recording session in New York, produced by
Ahmad Jamal & Richard Evans under the supervision of Bob Woods, Telarc label president. The album will be release
worldwide in April 2003. HIROMI will be touring for few festivals in July and October-November 2003 in a trio/quartet format.
Lucky PETERSON under special request with special guest Bill LASWELL(only few festivals)
Rico Mc Farland, Norris Johnson, Charles Mack's musicians
Ahmad JAMAL with James Cammack & Idris Muhammad
Marcus MILLER new album - Dreyfus-Sony
Otis TAYLOR
Zachary RICHARD
James CARTER trio
Jean-Michel PILC & Cardinal points with James Genus - b, Ari Hoenig - dr, Sam Newsome - sax. New cd
ART ENSEMBLE of CHICAGO "35th Anniversary Reunion"

Fall 2003 ­ October to December

Marcus MILLER
Zachary RICHARD
HIROMI
Lucky PETERSON
Otis TAYLOR
James CARTER

June 2004 Ahmad JAMAL plays a special program around the theme of «Broadway»

Many more to be announced soon...
All groups in exclusivity for Europe-Africa-Middle east
List of tours 2003/2004 to be completed. Please do not hesitate to contact us.
Press reviews and CDs upon request.

JFD PRODUCTIONS
Birdology records - Dreyfus music distr.
123, rue Gabriel Péri, 92700 - Colombes (France)
Phone: +33 1 41199415; Fax: +33 1 41199416
e-mail: Jfd.Productions@wanadoo.fr
Visit: www.jfdproductions.com/ (under construction)