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Acoustic Alchemy

With the release of This Way, Acoustic Alchemy’s first album under Higher Octave/Narada Jazz’s association with Blue Note Records, guitarists Greg Carmichael and Miles Gilderdale celebrate a remarkable two decades since 1987’s Red Dust and Spanish Lace established the British ensemble as an ever evolving, powerhouse force in contemporary jazz.

Their thousands of fans around the world may be feeling nostalgic, but the duo--while keeping their trademark acoustic guitar synergy front and center--is clearly committed to forging ahead, following the laid back pop-soul vibe of American/English (2005) with their most aggressive and swinging, hard rocking and artfully jazzy disc to date. Complementing performances by familiar Acoustic Alchemy recording and touring members Terry Disley (piano), Snake Davis (sax), Fred White (keyboards and trumpet), Julian Crampton (bass) and Greg Grainger (drums) are special guest appearances by smooth jazz stars, trumpeter Rick Braun, saxman Jeff Kashiwa (who has toured with the band and appeared on 2001’s Aart) and keyboardist Neil Cowley, a member of jazz groove band (and Narada Jazz/Blue Note labelmates) Down To The Bone.

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Sep21Fri 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
The Kent Stage
Kent, OH
Oct13Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
Sellersville Theater 1894
Sellersville, PA
Oct14Sun 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
Daryl's House
Pawling, NY
Oct18Thu 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
Infinity Music Hall and Bistro
Norfolk, CT
Oct19Fri 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
Jazz Kitchen
Indianapolis, IN
$35
Oct19Fri 10:00 pm 10:00 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
Jazz Kitchen
Indianapolis, IN
$35
Oct19Fri 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Acoustic Alchemy
The Jazz Kitchen
Indianapolis, IN

Discography

Roseland

Roseland

Heads Up International
2011

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This Way

Mood Records
2007

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American / English

Mood Records
2005

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Radio Contact

Mood Records
2003

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Aart

Mood Records
2001

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The Beautiful Game

Mood Records
2000

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