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Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Born: May 28, 1985

Shane Cooper is a jazz bassist, composer and producer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He recently launched his new album 'Oscillations' which is out now on iTunes. In 2013 he was selected as the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz. He was a member of the groups Babu (SAMA Nominee) and Closet Snare, and still works with the Kyle Shepherd Trio (SAMA Nominee) and the Reza Khota Quartet, and has also worked with artists like Zim Ngqawana, Feya Faku, Louis Moholo- Moholo, Malcolm Braff, Jeroen van Vliet, Marcus Wyatt, Soweto Kinch, Melanie Scholtz, Bokani Dyer, Nicky Schrire, Afrika Mkhize, and more.

Awards

Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz 2013. ___ Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans 2013

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More articles about Shane Cooper
”changing the face of jazz while staying true to the genre.” (Eyewitness News)

“an eclectic young musician who has rapidly emerged in the jazz world as first- call bassist for serious jazz” (Music Industry Online)

“Whether electric or acoustic, his instrumental voice is distinctively generous and lyrical” (Mail & Guardian)

“Cooper has a long-time interest in original music and genre combinations that stretch the definition of ‘jazz’.” (Mail & Guardian)

Music

Featured recording “Oscillations”

Oscillations

Self Produced
2013
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    Oscillations

    Self Produced
    2013
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