On April 5, singer-trombonist Natalie Cressman and guitarist Ian Faquini will release their first duo record, Setting Rays of Summer.
According to a press release, the 10-song offering will take inspiration from several world genres, namedly the Brazilian rhythms of baião, samba, and ijexá, with lyrics in Portuguese, English and French.
Cressman – who you may recognize for her work with Trey Anastasio Band – and Faquini have also scheduled a tour to support the new album. The 12-city outing will kick of on March 26 in New York City and then head west, with stops in major cities like Los Angeles, Seattle and Denver.
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Check out Cressman and Faquini’s full list of tour dates below:
Natalie Cressman and Ian Faquini Tour
March 26 – Rockwood Music Hall – New York, NY
April 4 – The Mayfair Hotel – Los Angeles, CA
April 6 – The Sound Room – Oakland, CA
April 7 – Skyway Bar & Grill – Zigzag, OR
April 8 – Whirled Pies – Eugene, OR
April 9 – House Concert – Hood River, OR
April 10 – The Old Church – Portland, OR
April 12 – House Concert – Seattle, WA
April 13 – Royal Room – Seattle, WA
April 14 – 1905 Club – Portland, OR
April 16 – Dazzle – Denver, CO
April 17 – Ace Gillett’s – Fort Collins, CO
April 18 – House Concert – Boulder, CO