Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz
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Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz — acoustic/electric bass, oud —was born in 1975 in Brooklyn, NY. Shanir has recorded and performed extensively with Satlah, Rashanim, and Pharaoh's Daughter, all who have made many records on John Zorn's Tzadik label. Other CDs recorded for Tzadik include a compilation of music by Israeli composer "Sasha Argov", a compilation of music composed by Zorn called "Voices In The Wilderness" for the tenth year anniversary of his band Masada, a compilation of unheard Masada compositions called "Unknown Masada", a compilation of music by Brazilian composer "Jacob Du Bandolim", "John Zorn: Filmworks XV" featuring Zorn and Cyro Baptista, and a new CD by Basya Schechter called Queen's Dominion.Read More...
Other CDs which feature Shanir on bass and oud include "Chinatown" - Not Two Records, featuring Daniel Carter. "Sextet 2003" - Parallactic Records, featuring Anthony Braxton and Sonny Simmons. Trio Tarana's "Climbing The Banyan Tree" - Cleen Feed Records, featuring Ravish Momin and Jason Kao Hwang. Shanir has performed in many clubs and festivals around the world, including a concert for BBC Radio in London with Zorn. Shanir is also a featured performer in the May 2000 issue of Bass Player Magazine.