Boz Scaggs to Release All New Album 'MEMPHIS' On 429 Records 3/5
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by BWW News Desk
Grammy Award-winning rock legend Boz Scaggs has put the finishing touches on his latest studio album titled MEMPHIS. The multi-platinum selling musician just signed with 429 Records which will release the album on March 5th. On Tuesday, February 26 th, Boz and band will perform "Cadillac Walk" on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Showcasing both original songs and choice covers, MEMPHIS was produced by Steve Jordan (John Mayer) and was recorded at Willie Mitchell's legendary Royal Studio in Memphis, where the late Mitchell recorded Al Green and other Hi Records artists. Joining Scaggs on MEMPHIS are Willie Weeks (bass), Ray Parker Jr. (guitars), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), the Memphis Horns, Lester Snell (string arrangements) and Steve Jordan (drums). MEMPHIS will be available everywhere on March 5th.
William Royce "Boz" Scaggs began a long and storied career in 1965 with the release of his first solo recording Boz. Scaggs quickly developed into an iconic singer/songwriter cutting his teeth playing with Steve Miller on several highly successful projects and honing his rock and R&B chops working with the likes of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Duane Allman. Scaggs hit it big in 1976 achieving multi-platinum success with "Silk Degrees" and its follow ups. Scaggs continued on a lauded and multi-genre musical journey to the present day. He and his band continue to tour worldwide and Scaggs also performs alongside Donald Fagan and Michael McDonald in their band billed as The Dukes of September.
BOZ SCAGGS 2013 TOUR SCHEDULE
For more information visit: www.429records.com/bozscaggs
429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia, the oldest music company inJapan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into aGrammy Award-winning and chart-toppingindependent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categoriesas monitored by Billboard Magazine.The Savoy Label Groupis led bySteve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
SOURCE 429 Records