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Bill Murray to Release Classical Album with Cellist Jan Vogler and to Tour It

New Worlds Due Out This September via Decca Gold

Jun 01, 2017
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Bill Murray is clearly a man of many talents. Add to that classical music artist. Murray was on a flight from Berlin to New York when he met and befriended cellist Jan Vogler. That chance meeting has led to New Worlds, an album due out this September via Decca Gold. It features spoken word vocals from Murray, reading works by Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, and others. The ensemble also features Mira Wang (violin) and Vanessa Perez (piano).  Below is the album's unsequenced tracklist, followed by some upcoming concerts from Murray and Vogler.

New Worlds Tracklisting (unsequenced):

Johann Sebastian Bach 'Prelude' from 'Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007'  
Walt Whitman From 'Song of the Open Road' and 'Song of Myself'  
Stephen Foster 'Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair'  
Ernest Hemingway 'With Pascin at the Dome' from 'A Moveable Feast'  
Astor Piazzola 'La Muerte del Angel'  
George Girshwin 'It Ain't Necessarily So' from 'Porgy & Bess'  
Astor Piazzolla 'Oblivion'  
James Fenimore Cooper From 'The Deerslayer'  
Maurice Ravel 'Blues' from 'Sonata for violin and piano No. 2'  
James Thurber 'If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox' from 'Writings and Drawings' The Library of America  
Henry Mancini Arr. Grafe 5 'Moon River' - 5min  
Mark Twain From 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' - 10min  
Leonard Bernstein Arr. Stephen Buck 'Somewhere', 'I Feel Pretty' and 'America' from 'West Side Story'  

Bill Murray and Jan Vogler Concerts:

2017 Concerts:

6/4 - Kulturpalast, Dresden, Germany
7/5 - Schloss, Elmau, Germany
7/20 - Lincoln Theater, Festival Napa Valley, USA
10/6 - Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
10/7 - McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert, CA
10/8 - Christopher Cohan Center, San Luis Obispo
10/10 - Symphony Center Chicago, IL
10/11 - Kleinhaus Music Hall Buffalo, NY
10/13 - Koerner Hall, Toronto, Canada
10/16 - Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
10/26 - AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, TX
11/29 - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR
12/1 - Escondido, CA
12/2 - Palo Alto, CA
12/4 - Arcata, USA  

2018 Concerts:

Summer 2018 Europe Tour
Jun 14, 2018: Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland
Jun 15, 2018: Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland
Fall 2018 Australia - New Zealand - Tour  

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