New CD/DVD combo releaseD March 16, 2018.  

Debuted at #8 Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album Chart


The Lao Tizer Band

Lao Tizer - keys (former "Best New Jazz Artist" nominee, Down To The Bone, Special EFX)

Chieli Minucci - guitar (GRAMMY® nominee, Special EFX)

Karen Briggs - violin (Yanni, Chaka Khan)

Eric Marienthal - sax (GRAMMY® winner, Chick Corea, The Rippingtons)

Ric Fierabracci - bass (GRAMMY® nominee, Chick Corea, Billy Cobham, Blood Sweat & Tears) 

Cheikh N’Doye - bass (Baaba Maal, Mike Stern)

Gene Coye - drums (GRAMMY® nominee, Larry Carlton, Stanley Clarke)

Steve Nieves - sax, perc, vox (Kenny Loggins)

Munyungo Jackson - percussion (Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock)

Tita Hutchison - vocals (Rick Rubin, Foreigner)

Jeff “Big Red” Marshall - guitar (Bo Bice, Alan Parsons)

Anthony Crawford - bass (Erykah Badu, Alan Holdsworth)



Blues Alley

Martinique Jazz Fest - Martinique, Fort de France

Nile Gold Jazz Safari - Kampala, Uganda

The Smith Center

JZ Club - Shanghai, China

Fraze Pavilion

Jazz Aspen Snowmass

Cape Town International Jazz Fest

KL International Jazz Fest

Jazz Alley

Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Metropool Popodium - Hengelo, Holland

Jazzclub Rorschach - Switzerland

Bakersfield Jazz Fest

Norfolk Jazz Fest

Levitt Pavilions

Pensacola Jazz Fest

Live Proberaum - Zulpich, Germany

Torrance Cultural Arts Center

Centenary Stage Company

Casselberry Latin Jazz Fest (headliner)

Freeman Stage 

John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival

Jarasum International Jazz Festival - Seoul, South Korea

The LEAF Festival - Asheville, NC 

SOUTH - Philadelphia

Jazz Under The Stars - Albuquerque, NM

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Longs Park Summer Music Series - Lancaster, PA

Washington Park Summer Fest - Porland, OR

Philharmonic Hall - Vladivostok, Russia


Nightfall Concert Series

Sunset Jazz Series - Wiggins Waterfront Amphitheater - Camden, NJ

Utah Arts Festival

Providencia Jazz Festival - Santiago, Chile

Duck Jazz Festival (headliner) 

Richmond Jazz Fest 

Dubai Jazz Fest

Barbados Jazz Fest

Java Jazz Festival - Jakarta, Indonesia

Playboy Jazz Fest

Hartford Jazz Fest (headliner)


Mohegan Sun's Wolf Den

Ramshead On Stage


Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Dell Music Center

Berks Jazz Fest

Clifford Brown Jazz Fest

Spaghettini Jazz Club 

Sundays In The Redwoods - Oakland

New Brunswick Jazz Fest

Atlas Performing Arts Center - Washington, DC

Red Cat Jazz Festival

Jazz On The Plazz - Los Gatos

Garth Newel Music Center

Baltimore Museum of Art Jazz In The Garden 

Uptown Jazz & Blues Fest - Lafayette, IN

Lake George Jazz Weekend

Genuine Jazz

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild - Pittsburgh


One World Theater

Main Street Arts Fest - Fort Worth

Art Porter Foundation’s “A Work of Art”

Derby City Jazz Fest

Silver Spring Jazz Fest

- and many more -


The Lao Tizer Band will be supporting their 2018 album & film release

Songs From The Swinghouse

with a full-scale tour. Please contact us for availability.



Lao Tizer Music Inc.