Bon Iver releases live charity album

'A Decade With Duke' also features Justin Vernon's high school jazz band

Bon Iver has released a recording of a charity show at mainman Justin Vernon‘s old high school in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Called ‘A Decade With Duke’, the album is a collaboration between Vernon and jazz ensemble Eau Claire Memorial Jazz 1.

Featuring songs from Bon Iver‘s critically acclaimed album ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’, such as ‘Lump Sum’ and ‘For Emma’, the album also sees Vernon performing jazz classics such as ‘Lady Is A Tramp‘ and ‘Bewitched‘.


Vernon did the show to help raise money to send the jazz band to New York to take part in the Essentially Ellington competition, where they came third.

Released both physically and digitally, the CD is only available from Brickhouse Music, Morgan Music, and from the Volume One office in the Eau Claire area. For those outside of Wisconsin, a digital copy is available from various online retailers.

The tracklisting for ‘A Decade With Duke’ is as follows:

Essentially Ellington set:

‘Wind Machine’
‘Symphony In Riffs’
‘Moon Over Cuba’
‘Happy Go Lucky Local’
‘Portrait of Louie Armstrong’ (featuring Bruce Hering)
‘Bye Bye Blackbird’

Justin Vernon set:


‘Lump Sum’
‘Rocks in My Bed’ (featuring Addie Strei)
‘Miss Otis Regrets’
‘For Emma’
‘Lady Is a Tramp’
‘Since I Fell For You’ (featuring Mike Noyce)
‘Satisfied Mind’