Amazon.com Widgets

Matthew Shipp

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 7, 1960    

Matthew Shipp was born December 7, 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware. He started piano at 5 years old with the regular piano lessons most kids have experienced. He fell in love with jazz at 12 years old. After moving to New York in 1984 he quickly became one of the leading lights in the New York jazz scene. He was a sideman in the David S. Ware quartet and also for Roscoe Mitchell's Note Factory before making the decision to concentrate on his own music.

Mr Shipp has reached the holy grail of jazz in that he possesses a unique style on his instrument that is all of his own- and he's one of the few in jazz that can say so....
read more

  • BUY

    I've Been To Many Places

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2014
  • BUY

    Root Of Things

    Relative Pitch Records
    2014
  • BUY

    Greatest Hits

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2013
  • BUY

    Piano Sutras

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2013
  • BUY

    The Art Of The Improviser

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2012
  • BUY

    Cosmic Lieder

    AUM Fidelity
    2011
  • BUY

    Broken Partials

    Not Two Records
    2011
View Discography Page

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

  • Thesis

    Matthew Shipp
    Duos With Mat Maneri & Joe...
  • 4D

    Matthew Shipp
    4D

Watch More Videos

CD/LP/Track Review

Gnome Notes

Multiple Reviews

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “I've Been To Many Places”

Latest Release

I've Been To Many Places

Thirsty Ear Recordings (2014)

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Nov22 the Core Trio Featuring Matt Shipp
Ovations
Houston, TX

Post these events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 327 Views: 18,878 Fans: 278
Search
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Mark Elf

Mark Elf

About | Enter

Stefano Bollani

Stefano Bollani

About | Enter

Carmen Lundy

Carmen Lundy

About | Enter

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Bandzoogle: GET STARTED TODAY - FREE TRIAL

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Musician Search

Help improve the Matthew Shipp profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Matthew Shipp musician profile.