Singer and piano player Pugsley Buzzard is releasing CHASIN` ACES, his new CD album, recorded in New Orleans, Melbourne and the Blue Mountains. This recording of ten new original tunes by Pugsley Buzzard features some of New Orleans top jazz, blues and funk players including Jimmy Carpenter, Antonio Gambrell, Craig Klein, Charles Brewer, Nathan Lambert, John Fohl and Irene Sage who have performed with artists Dr John, Allen Toussaint, Bonerama, Walter Wolfman Washington, Eric Lindell and the Mardi Gras Indian Funk Ensemble amongst others. The album also features some of Pugsley`s favourite Melbourne musicians including Nathan Ford, Adam Simmons, Kynan Robinson Declan Jones and Tim Kingsley and Blue Mountains artists John Stuart and Neill Duncan.
Pugsley starts the national release tour early November … below are the dates and venues.Sat. Nov. 2, Bangalow Bowling Club, 21 Byron Street, Bangalow NSW www.bangalowbowlo.com.auSun. Nov. 3, Currimundi Hotel, 32 Buderim Street, Currimundi, Sunshine Coast Jazz Club at 2 pmSun. Nov. 3, Black Bear Lodge, 1st floor 322 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane www.oztix.com.au at 7. 30 pmFri. Nov. 8, Ellington Jazz Club, 191 Beaufort Street, Perth, 7 pm. $ 20. Book online www.ellingtonjazz.com.auSat. Nov. 9, Rottnest Lodge, Rottnest IslandSun. Nov. 10, Blues at Bridgetown FestivalTues. Nov. 12, Perth Blues Club, … Charles Hotel, 509 Charles Street, PerthFri. Nov. 15, Spotted Mallard, 314 Sydney Road, BrunswickSat. Nov. 16, Waratah Lodge, 35 Thomson Street, Fish CreekSun. Nov. 17, Phillip Island Jazz FestivalSun. Nov. 24, Semaphore Worker`s Club, 93 The Esplanade, SemaphoreThurs. Nov. 28, The Republic Bar and Cafe, 299 Elizabeth Street, North HobartFri. Nov. 29, Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street, LauncestonSat. Nov. 30, Otis Room, Level 1, 69 Mount Street, BurnieSun. Dec. 1, Longley Hotel, Huon Road, Longley