Joe Marcinek is preparing to record a new album with a new band, JMB4, and will take a break for a special livestream from The New Standard in Winter Park, FL. The concert, slated for Saturday evening, February 20th, will see the versatile guitarist Marcinek joined by his bandmates Nikki Glaspie (drums, The Nth Power), Tony Hall (guitar/bass, Dumpstaphunk), and Shaun Martin (keys, Snarky Puppy). The New Standard has served as a frequent home for livestreams throughout the pandemic. Of note, the JMB4 livestream on Saturday, February 20th will push The New Standard’s past one million minutes of music streamed in the last year. Tune in to the JMB4 livestream from the New Standard on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET
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This livestream comes as the Marcinek heads into the studio to record its highly-anticipated fourth album, JMB4, with Glaspie, Hall, and Martin as his core band. The album will mark the follow-up to 2018’s JM3, on which Joe Marcinek performed with a trio featuring Wil Blades and Terence Higgins. In addition to the core four musicians in the band, this record will see special guest appearances from Eric Gales, Roosevelt Collier, Eric “Benny” Bloom (Lettuce), and Jason Hann (The String Cheese Incident). The ensemble will record at Full Sail University alongside Charley Webb.
Tune in live to the JMB4 performance from The New Standard in Winter Park, FL on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. The concert will air for free on both The New Standard Facebook page and the Live For Live Music Facebook page. For those who wish to experience the JMB4 show first-hand, in-person tickets to the concert are still available online.