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Weekly Jam Sessions by ShapeShifter+ Wednesdays

Weekly Jam Sessions by ShapeShifter+  Wednesdays 9:30p-11:30p No cover charge Time to have fun again at SSL! It’s been a while since we hosted jam sessions at ShapeShifter Lab...
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Apr 18 – Matthew Garrison: Creative Use of Bass Guitar in Modern Forms of Music

Matthew Garrison: Creative Use of Bass Guitar in Modern Forms of Music Presented by ShapeShifter+ 3-5p $15 Further dates: April 18, May 23, 2015 This workshop will focus on...
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Apr 19 – ShapeShifter+ Presents City Stomp – Fundraising Event: Hope and Heroes

This is a benefit concert and ALL proceeds will go to Hope & Heroes.  The Hope &   Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund supports kids and families going through the horrors...
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Apr 20 – politics-N-religion – CANCELLED

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Apr 20 – Stephanos Chytiris EGATA + trio with Billy Mintz and Bryan Qu

Stephanos Chytiris EGATA + trio with Billy Mintz and Bryan Qu 8:00p  Stephanos Chytiris drums, Billy Mintz drums, Bryan Qu sax 9:30p EGATA: Ingrid Laubrock sax, Todd Neufeld guitar, Rema...
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Apr 21 – Kenji Herbert – Quiet Spaces

Kenji Herbert – Quiet Spaces 7p $10 Kenji Herbert – Guitar Simon Jermyn – Electric Bass Nathan Ellman-Bell -Drums Tweet

Apr 21 – Marcel Oetiker, Christian Zünd, Jonas Tauber

8:15p   Marcel Oetiker, Schwyzerörgeli Christian Zünd, drums Jonas Tauber, cello Tweet
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Apr 21 – The Zack Foley Quartet with Special Guest Marvin Sewell

The Zack Foley Quartet  with Special Guest Marvin Sewell 9:30 $10 Zack Foley- vocals Marvin Sewell- guitar Jesse Elder- keys Christopher Tordini- bass Shirazette Tinnin- drums “One of the...
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Apr 22 – Up the River to the World

Up the River to the World 7p $12 Iva Bittova, David Rothenberg, John Wieczorek ECM artists Iva Bittova and David Rothenberg combine many worlds: Czech folk music, free improvisation,...
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Apr 22 – Body Parts

Body Parts   Invisible Anatomy 8:15p $10   Superstar composer/performer ensemble Invisible Anatomy makes its debut with Body Parts, a groundbreaking program of seven world premieres composed by the members...
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Apr 23 – EXIT YOUR FLESH ! – THE MULTIMEDIA SPECTACLE FOR ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC AND VIDEO ART BY GiO JANIASHVILI

EXIT YOUR FLESH !“ - THE MULTIMEDIA SPECTACLE FOR ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC AND VIDEO ART BY GiO JANIASHVILI     8:15p $8 Composer, Director, Video and Sound: GiO Janiashvili.   Composer...
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Apr 24 – Walking Distance, Jeremiah Cymerman/Josh Rubin/Jon Irabagon, Dred Scott Solo

Walking Distance,  Jeremiah Cymerman/Josh Rubin/Jon Irabagon, Dred Scott Solo 7pm Jeremy Cymerman/Josh Rubin/Jon Irabagon 8:15pm Dred Scott Solo Piano 9:30pm Walking Distance $10 Walking Distance: Caleb Curtis – alto saxophone Kenny...
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Apr 25 – Soul Songs

Soul Songs  Mariam John/Cleveland P. Jones/Andrea Capozzoli 7p  $15 Soul Songs from three powerful vocalists with original tunes utilizing a mix of  soul, funk, and jazz to tell their stories...
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Apr 26 – Time to Be

Time to Be Darryl Jordan and FreeMind 7p $10 Tweet
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Apr 26 – Thollem McDonas – Stream Of Conscience

Thollem McDonas – Stream Of Conscience Thollem McDonas 8:15p $10 Thollem’s solo piano approach represents years of rigorous training, as well as perpetual explorations throughout N. America and Europe. His compositions...
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Apr 27 – Out of the Woods

“Out of the Woods”  An exploration of classical repertory arranged for woodwind instrument ensembles. Featuring Michael Manning, the New York Clarinet Workshop, the 35th Street Saxophone Quintet and Washington...

Apr 28 – ShapeShifter+ Presents: Seth trachy and zygmon & Isaac Darche quintet

ShapeShifter+ Presents: Seth trachy and zygmon  & Isaac Darche quintet 7pm:  Seth trachy and zygmon Seth trachy tenor Glenn zaleski-piano felix Lecaros drums  Edward perez bass  8:15 Isaac Darche quintet Isaac Darche...
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Apr 29 – No Reference For Taste /// Q’Xhosa

 No Reference For Taste /// Q’Xhosa 7pm – Q’Xhosa – Vuyolwethu Sotashe-  vocals, Tal Yahalom-  guitar, Pablo Reyes- guitar, Francesco de Rubeis- Drums and Bambam Rodríguez- Bass 8:15pm – No...
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Apr 30 – Sirius Quartet and friends meets Gunnar Geisse

Sirius Quartet and friends meets Gunnar Geisse Sirius Quartet feat Peter Stan + Jeff Carney on bass/ Gunnar Geisse  laptop guitar $12 7p 8:00p 9:30p     www.gunnargeisse.de  http://ww...
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May 1 – Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Featuring Trumpeter Tim Hagans & The Tim Hagans/Joe Hertenstein Bad Duets with special guests

Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Featuring Trumpeter Tim Hagans & The Tim Hagans/Joe Hertenstein Bad Duets with special guests 8p Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble with Tim Hagans, trumpet; Seth Paynter,...
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May 2 – ShapeShifter+ Presents The Jolly Pops

ShapeShifter+ Presents The Jolly Pops $10 4p “We will be Happy Dads, we will be Jolly Pops.” ~ Founder Billy Hartong to his wife Sarah one evening The Jolly...

May 2 – ShapeShifter Plus Presents: NYU Steinhardt Jazz

ShapeShifter Plus Presents: NYU Steinhardt Jazz 7pm – NYU Jazz Repertory Nonet directed by Alan Ferber 8:15pm – NYU Michael Rodriguez Ensemble No Cover Tweet
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May 3 – Rema Hasumi’s UTAZATA CD Release Concert

Rema Hasumi’s UTAZATA CD Release Concert 8p $12 Rema Hasumi (piano/voice)   Todd Neufeld (guitar)   Thomas Morgan (bass)   Billy Mintz (drums)   Ben Gerstein (trombone)   Sergio...
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May 4 – Chris Biesterfeldt’s Phineas CD Release Show

Chris Biesterfeldt’s Phineas CD Release Show at ShapeShifter Lab on Monday, May 4th, 2015   $10 7pm & 8:15p   Chris Biesterfeldt – guitar Jared Schonig – drums Evan Gregor –...

May 6 – Brian Pareschi and the BP Express

Brian Pareschi and the BP Express 8:15p $10 Brian Pareschi-trumpet Wayne Goodman-trombone Matt Hong-alto sax/flute Mark Hynes-tenor sax/soprano sax Carl Maraghi-baritone sax/bass clarinet Adam Birnbaum-piano Neal Caine-bass Andy Watson-drums...
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May 5 – ShapeShifter Plus Presents: Robert Sabin “Humanity Part II” & JC Sanford Quartet & Chris Komer Group

ShapeShifter Plus Presents: Robert Sabin “Humanity Part II” & JC Sanford Quartet & Chris Komer Group 7:00     Chris Komer Group     Chris Komer-horn, Eli Asher-trumpet, Benjamin Drazen-alto, Alex...

May 7 – Sean Clapis’s Bad Idea

Sean Clapis’s Bad Idea 7p $10 cover Sean Clapis-guitar, Tim Norton-Bass, Jonathan Greenstein-Tenor Sax, Jay Sawyer-Drums. Tweet
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May 7 – Sam Yahel Trio & Yaron Herman / Ziv Ravitz Duet

8:15pm  Sam Yahel Trio 9:30p      Yaron Herman / Ziv Ravitz Duet $10 Yaron Herman – Piano and Keys , Ziv Ravitz – Drums and Electronics. Everyday is an album of...
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May 8 – ShapeShifter Plus Presents Troy Roberts Quartet – ‘Secret Rhymes’ Release Show

ShapeShifter Plus Presents Troy Roberts Quartet – ‘Secret Rhymes’ Release Show TROY ROBERTS – CD LAUNCH ‘SECRET RHYMES’ (Inner Circle Music) 8:00p     doors 8:15p     show...

May 9 – Strange and Beautiful – Art Reception

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May 10 – ShapeShifter+ Panel Discussion

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May 11 – Thomas Bergeron “Sacred Feast” Album Release Concert

Thomas Bergeron “Sacred Feast” Album Release Concert 8:15p $12 advanced online $15 @door Thomas Bergeron Ensemble: Thomas Bergeron – trumpet/flugelhorn Special Guest – voice Jason Ennis – guitar Vitor Gonçalves...
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May 12 – ShapeShifter+ Presents: the Odd Couple Quintet & Rubens Salles Quartet

ShapeShifter+ Presents: the Odd Couple Quintet & Rubens Salles Quartet 7 Rubens Salles Quartet 8:15 Odd Couple $15 the Odd Couple Quintet: John Clark, French Horn / Michael Rabinowitz,...
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May 13 – Mareike Wiening- “Crosswalk“ CD Release & Curtis Nowosad – “Dialectics” CD Release

7p Curtis Nowosad Curtis Nowosad – drums Jon Gordon – alto saxophone Jon Challoner – trumpet Steve Kirby – bass Will Bonness – piano New York-based, Canadian drummer, composer,...

May 14 – Celebrating the Release of Charles Evans “On Beauty” on More is More Records

Celebrating the Release of Charles Evans “On Beauty” on More is More Records 7:00 Fujiwara/Lossing/Pavolka Tomas Fujiwara – Drums Russ Lossing – Piano Matt Pavolka – Bass 8:00 Charles...

May 15 – Flame Axis

Flame Axis 7p $10 Alex Cummings-soprano/alto sax Caroline Davis-alto sax Arnold Lee-tenor sax Ben Katz-bari sax Jake Silverman-keyboards Tamir Shmerling Mike King-drums Tweet
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May 15 – Tall Tales of Jasper County: The Double Doubles Suite (NDR CD release)

Tall Tales of Jasper County: The Double Doubles Suite (NDR CD release) 8p $10 for adults and $8 for students. Band Leader: Dale Wilson trumpets: John Eckert Elaine Burt...
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May 16 – The New Jazz Trio with Calligraphy Live Performance

The New Jazz Trio with Calligraphy Live Performance 7p 8:15p $12 The New Jazz Trio http://www.newjazztrio.com Mayu Saeki (Flute) Lafayette Harris Jr. (Pf) Yasuno Katsuki (Euphonium) Setsuhi Shiraishi (Calligraphy) http://www.setsuhi.jp...

May 16 – Matt Panayides Group

Matt Panayides Group 9:30p $8 Playing music from new release entitled “Conduits”.  Released on the pacific Coast jazz record label.  Band will be: Rich Perry-tenor, Mark Ferber-drums, Sam Trapchak-bass,...

May 17 – Bridging the Gap 2.0

Bridging The Gap 2.0 Zoe Pose (opening) Bridging The Gap 8p $20.00 coverage Bridging The Gap 2.0. is the second compilation of Haitian-American music. The album consist of sounds...

May 18 – Monika Herzig and The Whole World In Her Hands Band

Monika Herzig and The Whole World In Her Hands Band 7p $15 Monika Herzig Monika Herzig piano Jennifer Vincent bass Jamie Baum flute Lakecia Benjamin alto sax Rosa Avila...

May 18 – Todd Markus Jazz Orchestra

Todd Markus Jazz Orchestra 8:15p 9:30p Todd Markus on bass clarinet, Greg Tardy (tenor), Alex Norris (trumpet), Alan Ferber (trombone), Xavier Davis (piano), Brent Birkhead (flute & alto), Russell Kirk (alto),  Eric...

May 19 – ShapeShifter+ Presents JC Sanford Orchestra + Asuka Kakitani Orchestra + Nathan Parker Smith Big Band

JC Sanford Orchestra Asuka Kakitani Orchestra Nathan Parker Smith Big Band 7p 8:15p 9:30p cover charge tab Tweet
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Ingrid Jensen Interview

On March 23 we had the privilege to interview trumpet player Ingrid Jensen after she performed with Michael Webster’s Momentus project. Ingrid told us why she likes our venue,...
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GO: Organic Orchestra for a few months

For 3 shows during this year we have seen the Organic Orchestra explore all this different experimental compositions and reach higher and higher levels of conceptual understanding and sense...
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Bromberg, Alves and Conference Call on April 3rd

This Wednesday April 3rd was indeed an interesting evening. Starting out early at 7pm, Brian Bromberg led his group to perform some really tasty jazz, kicking it off with some...
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Jeff “Tain” Watts 3Sum on March 4th

Some would believe that a Monday night is the quietest of all, but that wasn’t the case this March 4th at ShapeShifter Lab. Jeff “Tain” Watts 3Sum brought in...
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Matt Garrison Encore – May 17

Matt Garrison + Special Guest Date: May 17 (Thur) Door: 8:00p Show: 8:30p Cover: $10 Come join another electrifying evening with Matt Garrison at ShapeShifter Lab! This is his...
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Human Element – debut in NYC

      Human Element‘s first live performance in NYC debuted on Mar. 17th at the Lab. Matthew Garrison, Scott Kinsey, Arto Tuncboyaciyan, Gene Lake did a killer performance. It...
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Residency in March -“Everyman of Parts”

Andrew Sheron, young talented multi-instrumentalist, his band “Everyman of Parts” performed his original songs every Thursday in March 1, 8, 15, 22. One more show Mar 29!!! FREE SHOW.  ...
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The Exotic Experiment CD release show on Mar. 3rd

One of the greatest Guitarists/Video Directors, Simon C.F. Yu performed at the Lab with Tobias Ralph, Sean Nowell, Tomoko Omura, and Steve Jenkins. His own band “The Exotic Experiment” realeased their first...
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Hadrien Feraud Performance on Feb. 26th

  Hadrien Feraud performed at the lab with Louis Cato, Michael Lecoq. Featured guests: Matt Garrison and David Gilmore. Tweet
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Adam Rogers & Matt Garrison Recording Session

One of the most creative guitarist Adam Rogers came down to the lab on Jan. 12th to do a recording session for Matt Garrison’s new album “12 Months”. Tweet
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Fodera’s Video – MG New Signature Bass Launch

Fodera (Vinny Fodera, Joey Lauricella, Jason De Salvo) came down to the lab and did a video shoot with Matthew Garrison for the new MG Series Signature bass in...
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Hadrien Feraud’s MasterClass and Performance with Louis Cato, Gerald Clayton, and sit-in guest James Casey

Hadrien Feraud visited ShapeShifter Lab on Jan 6, 2012 for a master class and performance with Louis Cato, Gerald Clayton and James Casey.  Together, these are 4 of the...

Marko Djordjevic recording at the Lab Dec 28, 2011

  The incredible Marko Djordjevic brought his powerfully creative drumming to the ShapeShifter Lab this week, recording on a couple of new tracks by Matt Garrison. Having played with the...
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Terri Lyne Carrington, Drum Thunder @ the Lab – Dec 26, 2011

Terri Lyne Carrington, one of the best drummers in the industry visited ShapeShifter Lab on last Monday to add some power to Matt Garrison’s new internet based record release,...
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Meshell Recording Session @ the Lab – Dec 20, 2011

One of the  most creative bassists, poets and composers of our time, Meshell recorded a tune called “Cut” for Matt Garrison’s upcoming record “12-Months” here at ShapeShifter Lab. Visit...
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Snarky Puppy Live Recording @ the Lab

  Snarky Puppy, the best urban jazz band in Brooklyn, maybe the world.  This past week, they recorded their 2nd live DVD release in our ShapeShifter Lab, and it...
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Grammy Award Winning Avant-Garde Folk Artist, Arto Tunçboyacıyan on ’12 months’ session.

As we continue and expand on the 12 months project, a new innovative interactive software that has been custom built and will allow his followers and fans to watch...
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