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In Conversation with Shez Raja – Turning Indo-Jazz on its Head

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About This Episode

In today’s podcast we're catching up with a star of the 2017 London Bass Guitar Show, Shez Raja.

With two solo albums already to his name, and another due for release next year, Shez Raja is without doubt a unique creative talent. Having earned a loyal live following in the UK, his bass-led collective draws on a hybrid approach that blends the fusion sounds of Return to Forever with a bass style that draws on both Marcus Miller and Stanley Clarke. With his latest release, Gurutopia, gaining rave reviews in the press, and with a new album pending, Shez has already assigned himself a new set of challenges to overcome for the second half of 2017. It’s time to discover if there’s a magic formula behind his unique brand of Indo-funk fusion.

In this episode you're going to learn:

  • About Shez’s latest album, Gurutopia.
  • What it was like working with Mike Stern and Randy Brecker
  • All about his “five creativity boosters.”
  • Why he often practices in the dark.
  • And much, much more…

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