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Matthew Shipp

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 7, 1960    

Matthew Shipp

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....
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  • Root Of Things

    Relative Pitch Records
    2014
  • Piano Sutras

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2013
  • Greatest Hits

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2013
  • Elastic Aspects

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2012
  • The Art Of The Improviser

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2011
  • Cosmic Lieder

    AUM Fidelity
    2011
  • Elastic Aspects

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2011
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