September 2022 sees the launch of Gracious Wings, the 8th solo studio album by Jackie Oates. Jackie has once again been working with producer and sound engineer Richard Evans in Bath, to produce an 11-piece album of traditional English folk songs, self-penned material and the odd unexpected cover version!
The album features collaborations with John Spiers, Mike Cosgrave, Jon Wilks, Megan Henwood and John Parker, with cover artwork by the wonderful puppet maker and illustrator, Jo Elizabeth May.
In September/October 2022, The Jackie Oates Trio, featuring Mike Cosgrave (piano, accordion, guitar) and John Parker (double bass) will commence a UK tour in which they perform material from the new album.
The title Gracious Wings refers to a chance conversation that Jackie had with a friend, about the nature of music and songs and songwriting. Through the telling of a true story, the teller may gain access to another world in which they are unburdened by their past.
Information and tickets: Jackie Oates Trio | Online Gig | Live to Your Living Room