Scott Kinsey - We Speak Luniwaz Tour



SCOTT KINSEY "We Speak Luniwaz"

The Music of Joe Zawinul

Scott Kinsey announced WE SPEAK LUNIWAZ European tour 2020


Scott Kinsey - keys

Katisse Buckingham (Herbie Hancock, Airto) - sax

Hadrien Feraud (Chick Corea, John McLaughlin)- bass

Gergö Borlai (Al Di Meola, Nguyén Lé) - drums


On tour June - August / October - November 2020

Booking Agent Peter Basler/Basitours - Booking territories Europe

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We Speak Luniwaz

(New Studio Album out by Whirlwind Recordings)


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«BEST RELEASE OF 2019 #14: Scott Kinsey, We Speak Luniwaz: The Music of Joe Zawinul» - All About Jazz


«THE ALBUM IS TRUE TO THE SPIRIT OF ZAWINUL's MUSIC... The technical virtuosity of the musicians is something to behold.» - Sandy Brown Jazz


«US keyboardist recaptures the spirit and energy of the revered Austrian keys king and his band Weather Report on a striking new album.…» - JAZZWISE


Where the Moon Goes [Official video]

The definitive re-imagining of maestro Joe Zawinul's timeless work, as well as new originals that evoke his rich musical legacy. Features Hadrien Feraud, Gergo Borlai, Katisse Buckingham and other modern masters of electric jazz, many with direct connections to Joe. Available on Whirlwind Recordings, October 25, 2019


"Scott Kinsey's realization of these tunes manages to not only pay tribute to the works of Zawinul and Shorter, but also to mine the music for discoverable gold. His band plays the daylights out of these tunes. This album deserves your attention." -- Peter Erskine, drummer of Weather Report


Scott Kinsey is best known as a long-time member of famed electric jazz group Tribal Tech (Scott Henderson, Gary Willis), which toured for over 20 years and has many thousands of fans worldwide. More recently Scott has been featured in ARC Trio (Jimmy Haslip), Human Element (Matthew Garrison), the Zawinul Legacy Band and other projects.


Scott Kinsey was voted among the “Top 4” keyboardists in the 2017 & 2018 JazzTimes Readers Polls, along with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Robert Glasper!


Scott’s next album, We Speak Luniwaz, is a tribute to Kinsey's mentor, jazz icon Joe Zawinul (Weather Report, Zawinul Syndicate).