[103] Backed by a 3-piece band including Dominic Miller (guitar), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums) and Rufus Miller (guitar), Sting performed seven songs from his new album 57th & 9th. And there are tunes from his recent works, "Symphonicities," from 2010 and "If on a Winter's Night ..." The boxed set comes with a nicely packaged book of writings and photos, and a DVD, and lyrics to each tune. In 1990 Jazzy Jeff Townes formed a production company, called A Touch of Jazz. November 24, 2020 . Explicit STING - A Touch Of Jazz (A Selection of Rare Non-Album Tracks) - By RUT . 2009. ", "Sting '57th & 9th' Tour – Theatre, Club and Arena Tour Announced...", "Avec Sting, le monde entier va voir le Bataclan revivre! 13 hit featuring Stevie Wonder on harmonica), and "Desert Rose" (a UK No. Release Date July 19, 2005. Lead singer and bassist for the Police who pursued a solo career distinguished by his sophisticated blend of jazz, pop, and world music. Quotations related to Sting (musician) at Wikiquote, "Gordon Sumner" redirects here. [75] In October 2010, Sting played two concerts in Arnhem, Netherlands, for Symphonica in Rosso. 2011. [74] In the second half of 2011, Sting began his Back to Bass Tour, which would continue (with periodic breaks) through 2013. Featuring three CDs comprised of 45 remastered tracks personally curated by Sting, a previously unreleased live concert DVD and a comprehensive hardcover book, this retrospective captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting’s enduring solo career.This consummate collection contains selections spanning his entire solo catalog, from his 1985 debut album, 'The Dream Of The Blue Turtles', to his latest release, Live in Berlin. 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World beats and jazz, of course, are offered up again and again over the years - "Desert Rose," for example, from 1999's "Brand New Day," where Sting's vocals with Cheb Mami, share Middle Eastern inflections. That year, he sang with Vanessa Williams on "Sister Moon" and appeared on her album The Sweetest Days. The video for the song shows the puppets of world leaders and political figures of the day, usually with the figure matching the altered lyrics. Booking price. It went Double Platinum. The live tracks, 'I Burn for You' and 'Driven to Tears' from Bring on the Night are balanced by the more recent but nonetheless essential performances that comprise the accompanying DVD of songs from the last show of his Broken Music Tour in 2005. 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