Joel Shapira Guitarist

Jack DeSalvo and Joel Shapira, guitars

Recorded January, 2013 at Beanstudio, Wayne, NJ
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jim DeSalvo
Executive producers: Gene Gaudette, Jim DeSalvo, Jack DeSalvo

Produced by Joel Shapira - Unseen Rain UR-9963

This stellar set of duos, that includes music by Wayne Shorter, Ralph Towner, Jack DeSalvo as well as Just Friends and two open pieces, sheds light on the rather lofty state of jazz guitar these days.


Jack DeSalvo & Joel Shapira
01. Instance
02. Naiads
03. Fee Fi Fo Fum
04. Virgo
05. Inherence
06. House of Jade
07. Just Friends
08. Celeste
09. Joja
10. January East
11. Nefertiti

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Master guitarists Jack DeSalvo and Joel Shapira have brought forth a unique and compelling new recording. Recorded in New Jersey in early 2013, “Inherence” abundantly displays both players’ deep commitment to the jazz/improvisational idiom.

The release features original and spontaneous compositions as well as a fresh and modern take on cornerstone jazz tunes which showcase the two musicians’ diverse musical backgrounds and their sublime instrumental abilities.

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