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Brian Culbertson in studio with Maurice White

The multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson is back in the studio working with Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire on his next solo album.
Culbertson enters in Canadian chart this week with a second single in the top 25 which is a cover of the legendary bands "Serpentine Fire."
Culbertson will also appear on Steve Cole and Michael Lington's next projects as well on a special Luther Vandross tribute album featuring some smooth Jazz acts.

Also look for Culbertson on the road in the next few months. The multi-instrumentalist will appear on opening night at the Berks Jazz Festival in Reading, Pennsylvania and the City of Lights Jazz Festival in Vegas in April with BWB (Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown), Mindi Abair, Bobby Lyle among others, and the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl in June. Culbertson is also charting with "Say What" from his seventh album, "Come On Up."
Brian Culbertson has just turned 31 on January 12th.

Brian Culbertson's Tour Dates during this semester:
2/13 - Seattle, Washington - Benaroya Symphony Hall w/Najee and more
2/14 - New York City, New York - Beacon Theater w/Dave Koz
2/27 - Sacramento, California - Hyatt Regency w/Norman Brown
3/11 - Annapolis, Maryland - Ramshead On Stage
3/12 - Reading, Pennsylvania - Berks Jazz Festival Sovereign Center for the
3/13 - New Haven, Connecticut - John Lyman Center
3/20 - Long Beach, California - Long Beach Terrace Theatre
4/18 - Lancaster, California - Lancaster City Park
4/24 - Las Vegas, Nevada City of Lights Jazz Festival - Desert Breeze Park
5/13 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - Sunoco Performance Center
6/19 - Hollywood, California - Playboy Jazz Festival - Hollywood Bowl


can you please send me any european concert dates that you may know about? specifically the stockholm, sweden jazz festival being held this july. wondering if brian culbertson or chris botti may be playing there in some other country in europe? thanks for info. maria stops

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