Jethro Tull

Grateful Web Interview w/ Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson, once and always front man of the legendary Jethro Tull is embarking on two major projects: a new album in which he and a British string quartet created of reworked Tull classics, as well as some major U.S. touring of a program dubbed, “Jethro Tull, performed by Ian Anderson.” Anderson took time recently to speak to Grateful Web via telephone.

GW: To help set the scene, from where are you speaking to me today? 

Billboard Online features LOCO from "Jethro Tull String Quartets"

“Loco (Locomotive Breath),” from the new 'JETHRO TULL- STRING QUARTETS’ album by Ian Anderson and the Carducci String Quartet, is premiering at billboard.com.  “Loco” is a string quartet arrangement of “Locomotive Breath” Jethro Tull’s 1978 hit off the group’s album, BURSTING OUT.

Ian Anderson's Jethro Tull On Tour in May

Ian Anderson is returning to the United States this May and June to present concerts in the Mountain States, Texas, and Oklahoma. Most of the shows will be JETHRO TULL by Ian Anderson; these multi-media concerts will be in Albuquerque, El Paso, Sugar Land (Houston), Austin, and Durant, OK. Tickets for Albuquerque, El Paso, Austin and Durant go on sale Friday, February 3.  Sugar Land tickets go on sale Friday, February 24.

Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson on West Coast

Ian Anderson is presenting JETHRO TULL this October on the West Coast in Las Vegas, San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Modesto, Folsom, San Jose, Portland, Spokane, and Seattle.

Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) Returns to North America

Martin Barre is returning to North America to perform more shows this April.  Look for concerts in New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. More dates this fall in September and October.  Some of them are confirmed below.

Jethro Tull - The Rock Opera

Ian Anderson celebrates the life and times of the English Agricultural inventor, Jethro Tull, with the announcement of a new series of concert tours beginning September 2015.

The shows tell the story of the original Jethro Tull's life, reimagined as if in the near future and illustrated with Anderson's best-known songs from the rock band Jethro Tull repertoire.

Ian Anderson's HOMO ERRATICUS available as Special CD/DVD

To coincide with Ian Anderson's BEST OF JETHRO TULL & HOMO ERRATICUS North American tour (commencing September 12th), Kscope is pleased to announce a new tour edition of Ian's acclaimed new studio album, HOMO ERRATICUS. This 2 disc (CD DVD) package features the exclusive videos to each album track, as seen at the shows, set to hi resolution 24 bit stereo audio.

Jethro Tull's PASSION PLAY remastered

In 1972 Jethro Tull were riding high on the crest of a popularity wave, they sold out huge arenas on the back of their critically acclaimed fifth album Thick As A Brick. The question was:  “How do you follow a concept album comprising a single 44-minute piece of music?” The answer was: “With a double album of separate songs of course.”

Ian Anderson's HOMO ERRATICUS In Stores Today

Legendary prog pioneer Ian Anderson has released a new studio album Homo Erraticus today,  April 15 on Ian's own Calliandra Records, distributed by Kscope. The album continues with the story of Anderson's favorite enfant terrible Gerald Bostock.

Ian Anderson's HOMO ERRATICUS due April 15

Legendary prog pioneer Ian Anderson will be releasing a new studio album Homo Erraticus on April 15 on his own Calliandra Records, distributed by Kscope. The album continues with the story of Anderson's favorite enfant terrible Gerald Bostock.

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