Current - Brad Shepik - Human Activity Suite (SACD, Album)

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  1. In his ode Human Activity Suite—which, it must be noted, possesses a very Greenpeace conference-like subtitle, "Sounding a Response to Climate Change"—guitarist Brad Shepik caps his longstanding concern with the hot-button issue. The harsh realism of the subject matter and title notwithstanding, nothing is a bore in this musical missive.
  2. Guitarist, composer, educator Brad Shepik has recorded 9 albums with his groups Brad Shepik Organ Trio, Brad Shepik Quartet, Brad Shepik Trio, Human Activity Quintet, Brad Shepik and the Commuters. Human Activity Quintet, Brad Shepik and the Commuters. Since his ensembles have performed at major festivals and clubs across Europe and.
  3. Brad Shepik is one of a number of great players (such as Jim Black, Chris Speed, and Briggan Krauss) to move to N.Y.C. from Seattle in the early '90s to make their mark on the downtown scene.
  4. Shepik writes about Top Down- "These compositions (except Gary Peacock's Major Major) were written in the late spring/early summer of Friday evokes a wide open elation I feel working in my studio in Brooklyn. Sweet Suzy, written just a few days before the recording recalls the Meter's and the blues and was a highlight of the recording for me.
  5. The opening strains to Brad Shepik 's Across the Way—repeated six-string figures of wistful longing, tending toward melancholy, with strains redolent of Radiohead's OK Computer (Capitol, )—signal that the guitarist is exploring darker, more insular spaces than on his previous effort, Human Activity Suite (Songlines, ). To be sure, that work, which takes on global climate change and.
  6. We bring one of New York's finest guitarists, Brad Shepik, to the UK this August for a rare appearance as a leader. He plays an exclusive London date at Jazzlive at The Crypt, where he'll be joined by two of the UK's most in-demand musicians on the UK scene - James Maddren on .
  7. Apr 06,  · As a result, Human Activity Suite comes off as the most balanced and complete work of Shepik's career. He gets to indulge his interest in various world musics, as /5.
  8. Where The Fence is the Highest is the two suite full-length debut album of Danish guitarist Teis Semey. Featuring two bands of natural-born improvisers, it’s a tight vortex of musicianship, virtuosity and story-telling. Through these two suites this album tells compelling and .

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