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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro, saxophonist, flautist, composer and bandleader, has been active in New York 's creative music scene for over two decades. Throughout the eighties he led his own avant-funk band Foreign Legion, which was featured on Emergency Records' compilation “This Is The Funk.” Paul was a longtime member of Philip Johnston's Microscopic Septet that toured internationally and recorded for Stash and Osmosis Records.

In the early nineties Paul started to record for many of the new producers of dance music and hip-hop. His most noted work from that period is his song-length flute solo on Frankie Knuckles' “The Whistle Song,” which became a top-ten pop hit in the UK, and an international dance club classic. His full-length soprano sax improv can be heard on NuYorican Soul's anthemic “The Nervous Track.” He also appeared on albums by Queen Latifah, Naughty By Nature, Marc Anthony and India around that time....
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    Shofarot Verses

    Tzadik
    2014
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    Essen

    Tzadik
    2008
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    It's In The Twilight

    Tzadik
    2006
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    Midnight Minyan

    Tzadik
    2003
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    Midnight Minyan

    Soul Note
    2002

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Tzadik (2014)

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