Veteran pianist/songwriter Bruce Hornsby has signed with Columbia Records, which will issue his upcoming album "Halcyon Days." The set, due Aug. 10, features a number of high-profile guest performers,

Veteran pianist/songwriter Bruce Hornsby has signed with Columbia Records, which will issue his upcoming album "Halcyon Days." The set, due Aug. 10, features a number of high-profile guest performers, including Eric Clapton, Sting and Elton John.

Hornsby has a U.S. summer tour on the books that will kick off in advance of the new album's release. The run gets under way July 14 in Saratoga, Calif., and will close Aug. 27 in Memphis. A European tour is slated to kick off Sept. 10 in Dublin.

Hornsby previously recorded for RCA, which released his first eight albums, from the 1986 debut "The Way It Is" through his 2002 set "Big Swing Face."