Wildly influential drummer // maniac Ginger Baker, who was the subject of an excellent 2012 documentary titled Beware of Mr. Baker, is beginning to announce a fall U.S. tour with his Jazz Confusion project. Jazz Confusion features Pee Wee Ellis on tenor sax, Alec Dankworth on bass, and Abbas Dodoo on African percussion. One of their few announced U.S. dates will be a performance at City Winery Chicago on October 14. Tickets go on sale TODAY (Thursday, June 27) at 9AM CST.

All known Jazz Confusion dates and a couple of videos are below...

Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion - Live at Artrix

Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion

Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion -- 2013 Tour Dates (more TBA?)
June 27th - The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, UK
June 28th - The Platform, Morecombe
June 29th - The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
July 21st - Rhythm Tree Festival, Isle of Wight, UK
July 27th - Jazz Tent, Keitelejazz Festival, Finland
August 25th - Colne R&B Festival, Colne, Lancs, UK
August 16th-18th Nis Festival, Nisville Serbia
September 27th - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
October 9th-13th - Iridium, New York, NY
October 14th - City Winery Chicago, Chicago, IL