Legendary & award winning melodic drummer, Terry Bozzio is releasing worldwide, what he calls a “Life’s Work” project of Art & Music on the Japanese label Ward Records in December 2015. with a world tour to promote it in Japan, Europe, the US & other territories in 2016. Having worked with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, Korn, UK, Missing Persons, Mick Jagger, Robbie Robertson, Alan Holdsworth, Tony Levin, Steve Vai, Quincy Jones, Ken Scott, Metropole Orkest, SMAP, Loudness’ Munetaka Higuchi & “X” Japan’s Hide – as well as film score composers Basil Poledouris, Mark Isham & Patrick O’Hearn, Terry is a Grammy winner, RockWalk Honoree, holds a Modern Drummer magazine’s Hall of Fame Award, and is one of Rolling Stone’s Top 5 Drummers of All Time!
The “Composer Series” contains 59 individual pieces or movements of compositions with a painting in a booklet for each title, along with detailed liner notes for each piece, explaining his concepts, feelings, process and approach for each. It will be available in a deluxe hard-cover artbook which includes Terry Bozzio’s hand drawn illustrations and commentary for each piece; audio CDs & a solo drum performance It includes a Blu-ray shot in Japan in 2015 (w/bonus footage), 192kHz/24bit Hi-Res audio of the 59 pieces on Blu-ray, and a bonus DVD including a 60 minute talk session of Terry Bozzio with Masa Ito. The material will also be made available in CD/DVD or 4CD/Blu-ray set for record stores, as well as in many or individual downloadable formats online.
Direct sales only — Premium Edition / 4CD + Blu-ray + Hi-Res Audio Blu-ray + Bonus DVD (region free) – WRDZZ-334 (Limited to 500 sets)
All discs are enclosed in a hard-cover book along with Terry’s hand-drawn paintings and commentary (includes Japanese translations), with Terry’s autograph.
Fans purchasing the Premium Edition could participate an album listening event and autograph session with Terry Bozzio on 18th December 2015 – Details to be announced at a later date.