Widespread Panic's Jimmy Herring Releasing New Solo Album
Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring has set the release date of August 21 for his second solo album, Subject To Change Without Notice. MAD Ink sent over these details:
As the founding member of The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Project Z and Jazz is Dead, in addition to playing with everyone from The Allman Brothers Band, The Grateful Dead to Phil Lesh and Friends, and Bela Fleck, HERRING has made his indelible impact on the music world. He currently serves as the lead guitarist for the very popular American Band, Widespread Panic.
Prior to releasing his first solo outing, Lifeboat, Herring was known for his limitless improvisations, long flowing phrases, and highly charged, yet soulful, lead guitar that drew high praises from a diverse set within the musician community including Chick Corea, John McLaughlin to Dweezil Zappa. Throughout his early career, he plied his skills in multiple musical contexts, ranging from classically song-driven rock to technically demanding jazz fusion.
Now, with the release of his second album, Subject To Change Without Notice, Herring has compiled eight original songs highlighted by the addition of amazing covers, including the Mahavishnu Orchestra's "Hope", George Harrison's "Within You Without You" and Jimmy McGriff's "Miss Poopie". As one of the industry's top-tier performance and recording guitarists, Herring has once again illuminated the art form that transcends any categorization.
With Herring on lead guitar, the album also features such top notch musicians as Neal Fountain, Etienne Mbappe (Bass), Jeff Sipe, Tyler Greenwell (Drums), Matt Slocum (Piano/Keys). In addition, making special guest appearances on the album are Bela Fleck (Banjo), and Bill Evans (Sax) and Nicky Sanders (Violin) from the Steep Canyon Rangers.
Jimmy Herring on Tour:
August 22 Aggie Theatre Ft. Collins, CO
August 23 Performing Arts Center at Third St Carbondale, CO
August 25 NEDFEST 2012 Nederland, CO
September 14 Jomeokee Music & Arts Festival Pinnacle, NC
September 15 Jomeokee Music & Arts Festival Pinnacle, NC
October 20 Magnolia Music Fest Live Oak, FL
November 2 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
November 3 Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC
November 4 Carolina Theatre Durham, NC
November 10 Steel Jam Bethlehem, PA
November 16 Capitol Center for the Arts Concord, NH
November 17 Buffalo State Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
November 18 The Egg Hart Theatre Albany, NY
More Dates TBA