Larry Ochs, tenor and sopranino saxophonist in San Francisco's groundbreaking ROVA Saxophone Quartet, is touring in Europe in March and April with two bands.
This month he travels with the John Lindberg Ensemble, featuring Lindberg on bass, Andrew Cyrille on drums and Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet. The ensemble's new CD, The Catbird Sings, is available on Black Saint in Europe and will soon be released in the U.S.
In April, Ochs will set out in France with What We Live, the trio he formed in 1994 with bassist Lisle Ellis and drummer Donald Robinson.
John Lindberg Ensemble tour dates:
March 29; Graz, Austria
March 30; Istanbul, Turkey
March 31; Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 1; Metz, France
What We Live tour dates:
April 5; Paris, France; Les Instants Chavires
April 6; Nantes, France; Le Pannonica
April 7; Tours, France; Le Petit Faucheux
April 11; Brest, France; Le Vauban
April 12; Metz, France; Les Trinitaires