Joel Ross Debuts New Single; Announces New Live Dates

Courtesy: Blue Note Records

Vibraphonist Joel Ross will release his debut album next month, and in anticipation of its release, has debuted another single from the record.

Ross debuted the song ‘Yana‘ this week.  The song is taken from Ross’ debut album Kingmaker.  The album is scheduled for release May 3 through Blue Note Records.  The debut of ‘Yana’ comes less than a month after Ross debuted the lead single from Kingmaker, ‘Ill Relations.’

Kingmaker‘s full track listing is noted below.

The track listing for KingMaker is as follows:
1. Touched By An Angel
2. Prince Lynn’s Twin
3. The Grand Struggle Against Fear
4. Ill Relations
5. Is It Love That Inspires You?
6. Interlude
7. KingMaker
8. Freda’s Disposition feat. Gretchen Parlato
9. With Whom Do You Learn Trust?
10. Grey
11. Yana
12. It’s Already Too Late

Ross will launch a tour in support of Kingmaker May 22 in Brooklyn, NY.  The tour, which features performances in cities, such as Boston, MA; Atlanta, GA and New York, New York also includes dates in the UK this summer.  The tour’s current schedule is noted below.

May 22 – Roulette – Brooklyn, NY
May 25 – Atlanta Jazz Festival – Atlanta, GA
May 28 – Blues Alley – Washington DC
June 4 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY
June 5 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY
June 6 – Scullers Jazz – Boston, MA
July 10 – Pizza Express – London, UK
July 11 – Pizza Express – London, UK
July 14 – North Sea Jazz Festival – Rotterdam, Netherlands
July 17 – Umbria Jazz Festival – Umbria, Italy
July 19 – Plaza de Europa – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
July 20 – Plaza de Santa Ana – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
August 3 – Newport Jazz Festival – Newport, RI

More information on Joel Ross’ upcoming album, tour and more is available online now at:






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