David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ band announce album inspired by and dedicated to the late musician

Donny McCaslin and his band cover Bowie, Deadmau5, The Chainsmokers and more

The band who featured on David Bowie‘s final album ‘Blackstar’ have announced their own album inspired by and dedicated to their former collaborator.

Saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his group will release ‘Beyond Now’ on October 14 via Motéma Music.

It features bassist Tim Lefebvre, drummer Mark Guiliana and Jason Lindner, who all played on Bowie’s last record. Guitarist Nate Wood and producer David Binney were also involved.

The record includes original tracks by McCaslin and a number of covers of songs by the likes of Deadmau5, Mutemath, The Chainsmokers and Bowie.

One of the group’s Bowie covers is ‘A Small Plot Of Land’, which you can hear below, via Pitchfork.

In a press release, McCaslin said: “David Bowie was a visionary artist whose generosity, creative spirit, and fearlessness will stay with me the rest of my days. ‘Beyond Now’ is dedicated to him and to all who loved him.”