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Jonathan Butler Leads 'Soul of Summer' Tour

May 16 2013

South African singer-guitarist-songwriter Jonathan Butler has announced his 'Soul of Summer 2013 Tour' featuring award-winning percussionist-singer Sheila E. and saxophonist Elan Trotman, who hails from Barbados.  Jonathan shares, “I’m excited to get on the road with Soul of Summer 2013. This year, we have the Latin flavor of Sheila E., the Caribbean flavor of Elan Trotman, and with my South African roots, it creates a great world music experience. Music can be a unifying force and unity is the spirit of Soul of Summer.” The tour will kick off Memorial Day weekend at the San Diego Jazz Festival with a performance on May 25.  The trio will be backed by a 3-piece band comprised of bassist and musical director Dan Lutz, drummer Jay Williams, and keyboardist Dennis Hamm, while Jonathan's daughter Jodie Butler will handle background vocals.  A full list of Butler's tour dates is available here.   

Last changed: May 16 2013 at 6:02 AM

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