Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sting at Umbria Jazz 2012

Sting will be closing the 2012 edition of Umbria Jazz, the Italian jazz event that since 1973 has grown big time to become an international event of great resonance. It includes world famous artists and allows local jazz emerging bands on the stage.

This is an extract of the official Umbria Jazz website page dedicated to the "Back to Bass" tour concert that will close the event on July 15 2012.

"Back to Bass finds Sting performing songs spanning his dynamic and enduring solo career, from his 1985 debut The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to his latest release, Live in Berlin, plus a selection of The Police's greatest hits. Highlights include the Grammy® winners "Brand New Day" and "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You" plus fan-favorites "Englishman In New York," "Desert Rose" and "Roxanne." Sting will be joined by a band including his longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, David Sancious (keyboards), Vinnie Colaiuta (drummer), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry(vocalist)." Taken from STING AT UMBRIA JAZZ 12, JULY 15

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