Guitarist Jim Campilongo is set to release his10th studio album, Dream Dictionary (Blue Hen: Tuesday, January 21, 2014), featuring his new trio with bassist Chris Morrissey and drummer Josh Dion. Norah Jones appears on the album’s only vocal track, “Here I Am,” a bluesy rendition of the Ray Charles tune; check out the premiere of “Here I Am” on USATODAY.com. Dream Dictionary marks a departure from Campilongo’s previous recordings. It’s unabashed, free, more Miles Davis-influenced tunes venture into uncharted territory highlighting the sound of a pioneering New York guitarist breaking new ground.
Campilongo will perform a special Christmas show with his trio at Yoshi’s (San Francisco, CA) on Sunday, December 15, 2013, and the trio will celebrate the release of Dream Dictionary at Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles, CA) on Monday, December 16, 2013. The NYC CD release show will be announced in the coming weeks. For all upcoming tour dates, please visit: www.jimcampilongo.com.