Photograph: Fortuna Sung
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Apr 4 2012
Jazz bassist Matthew Garrison's slick Gowanus performance space hosts nightly performances of live experimental music. During the day, the joint provides state-of-the-art rehearsal, recording and exhibition space to the neighborhood's artists.
ShapeShifter Lab 18 Whitwell Pl
What's on at ShapeShifter Lab
Jason Mears Electric Quintet + Sam Kulik's Escape from Society + Ava Mendoza, Ingrid Laubrock, Shayna Dulberger and Chris Corsano
Categories, Jazz & Experimental
ShapeShifter hosts three promising avant-jazz groups, including bands led by saxist Jason Mears and bassist Sam Kulik, and a collective quartet with guitarist Ava Mendoza, saxist Ingrid Laubrock, bassist Shayna Dulberger and drummer Chris Corsano.
Pianist Erica Seguine and reedist Shannon Baker colead their luminous progressive big band as part of a double bill with pianist-composer Miho Hazama, who specializes in lush, inviting large-ensemble jazz that nods tastefully to the pop and classical...