Shot x Shot is an improvisational acoustic quartet performing original compositions as well as highly interpretive covers steeped in the jazz tradition with experimental sensibilities. They met as students at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA in the spring of 2003. With each musician lending a unique texture, Shot x Shot brings a tasteful and multi-dimensional sound to the Philadelphia music scene. They perform regularly in Philadelphia at the Tritone and St. Mary's Church and in New York City at the C-Note, ABC No Rio, and Cornelia St. Cafe. Shot x Shot released their debut album on HighTwo records in 2006.
Dan Capecchi, drums and percussion, is a native of Minneapolis, MN., and has played drums professionally for eight years. In Minneapolis, he was a member of the rock-folk group, Jackaro, with whom he toured the Midwest and California, and the experimental-computer-pop group, Triangle. He moved to Philadelphia in the Fall of 2003 and has since earned a Master of Music degree from The University of the Arts. He is currently playing, teaching, and writing about music in the Philadelphia area.
Matt Engle, bass, grew up ten minutes outside of Philadelphia in South Jersey. He now resides in Philadelphia where he is a working member of the music scene. Matt studied with Kevin McConnell and Tony Marino while attending The University of the Arts. He has an integral role in Shot by Shot as both a performer and composer. In addition to Shot x Shot, Matt plays with Seth Meicht and Sonic Liberation Front.