Elijah Shiffer And The Robber Crabs' debut album "Unhinged" is now available on Bandcamp and Soundcloud!!! Below are some more Elijah Shiffer compositions for other groups.
This piece for four alto saxes is a companion piece to a work in progress for four tenor saxes. Recorded live at Silvana, May 18th, 2017. The Crown Heights Saxophone Quartet, here all on alto: Andrew Hadro (first solo), Elijah Shiffer (second solo), Justin Wood (third solo), Jon DeLucia (fourth solo).
"Polyrhythmic outsider world-jazz". Recorded live at Manhattan School of Music, April 14th, 2016. Elijah Shiffer (alto sax); Niall Bakkestad-Legare (tenor sax); Tim Rachbach, Mark Ballyk (drums).
Styles Of Tiles
left to right: I. Plaque; II. Glossy Green; III. Divots; IV. Matt Brown; V. The Same, Aged
A piece inspired by five framed samples of tiles in a Manhattan subway stop. Recorded live at Manhattan School of Music, October 20th, 2015. Elijah Shiffer (alto sax); Jeff McLaughlin (guitar); Mat Muntz (electric bass); Tim Rachbach (drums).
(This group is also sort of the Robber Crabs.)
The Other Man
left to right: II. No Union; III. Your Warm Embrace; VIII. The Strains; XV. Nightfall
Four movements of a work comprising a total of sixteen movements, inspired by these poems. Recorded live at Manhattan School of Music, December 2nd, 2014. Elijah Shiffer (alto sax); Xavier Del Castillo (tenor sax); Nolan Tsang (trumpet); Andrew Karboski (trombone); Matt Savage (piano); Mat Muntz (bass); Joe Peri (drums).
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