Keyboard virtuoso Steve Weingart will again be performing with Steve Lukather (Guitar, Vocals) at forthcoming shows in California and Japan during October 2008, in support of Lukather's Ever Changing Times" CD released earlier this year. The No Jazz Tour" also features material from each of Lukather's solo albums, and some rarely performed Toto songs.
Oct 2 2008 Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, California
Oct 3 2008 Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, California
Oct 21 2008 IMP Hall, Osaka
Oct 22 2008 Zepp Nagoya, Nagoya
Oct 24 2008 Koseinenken Hall, Tokyo
Oct 25 2008 Koseinenken Hall, Tokyo
Lukather asked Weingart to put together a band for the tour, and Weingart selected Eric Valentine (Drums) and Carlitos Del Puerto (Bass). Ricky Z completed the line up, on rhythm guitar and vocals. The band toured extensively in Europe and across the States during the summer. At this time, a further tour of Europe is being arranged for early 2009. Luke's son, Trev Lukather, will be supporting act at the forthcoming Calfornian shows.
Steve Weingart has also toured with Victor Wooten, Warren Hill and Simon Phillips this year. Additionally, Weingart frequently performs with Marco Mendoza and Joey Heredia, and his own Los Angeles based jazz/funk band.