Elijah Shiffer: Recordings

THE SYMPHONIC ELLINGTON

Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Jazzheads (JH1206)

Live, Manhattan School Of Music, New York, NY, October 19, 2012

Josh Gawel, Adam O'Farrill, Ivan Rosenberg, Benny Benack, Ryan DeWeese (tp) Tim Gallagher, Bert Hill, Drew Hogan, Kyra Sims (hrn) Jon Hatamiya, Isaac Kaplan, Frank Cohen (tb) Ethan Morrison (tu) Ashley Hunter, Imogen Morrall, Eva Ryan, Yi Xiang (fl) Lauren Blackerby (oboe) Allison Bates, Michael Dee, James Moorhouse, Andrea Vos (cl) Patrick Bartley (as) Elijah Shiffer (as,cl) David Kjar (ts) Jonathan Ragonese (ts,cl) Leo Pellegrino (bs,b-cl) Ben Baron, Pierre Lidar (bassoon) Andrew Shillito (g,bj) Christian Sands (p) Jeff Koch (b) Jake Goldbas (d) James Ritchie, David Stevens (timp) Takao Heisho, Matthew Decker, Eric Hopkins, Patrik Samuelson, Su Yin Tan, Wai-Chi Tang (perc) Joy Rhee, Yoojin Baek, Shuo-Ting Chen, Eunbit Cho, Yoo Jin Cho, Karen Dekker, Eunhye Dong, Wing Chun Hui, Susan Hwang, Yelena Khaimova, Myung Hye Kwon, Jiye Lee, Seo Jung Lee, Chaeyeon Lim, Ye Young Yoon Yu Jin Oh, Dan Bee Park, Suji Eunji Park, Mariya Polishchuk, Nakano Tsz Ho Sit, Ben Sutin, Xaio Wang, Tingting Mo Yuiko (vln) David Derrico, Thomas Duboski, Brandon Gianetto, Daniel Lamas, Emily Miller, Catherine Parsons, Nick Pauly, Tobias Roth, Chensi Tang (viola) Vivian Chang, Lawrence DiBello, Dara Hankins, Seohyun Hong, Yuchien Hsiao, Jung-Hsuan Ko, Anais Laugenie, Seulki Lee, Yi Dou Liu, Kyung-Ah Elaine Shin (cello) Blake Martin, Abraham Masso, Gwen Reed, Luke Stence (b) Sissi He (harp) David Berger (arr) Justin DiCioccio (cond)

1. Harlem

2. Mood Indigo

3. Sunset And The Mockingbird (The Queen's Suite, #1)

4. Lightning Bugs And Frogs (The Queen's Suite, #2)

5. Le Sucrier Velours (The Queen's Suite, #3)

6. Northern Lights (The Queen's Suite, #4)

7. The Single Petal Of A Rose (The Queen's Suite, #5)

8. Apes And Peacocks (The Queen's Suite, #6)

9. Caravan

10. Blind Bug (Night Creature, #1)

11. Stalking Monster (Night Creature, #2)

12. Dazzling Creature (Night Creature, #3)

THIS ONE'S FOR YOU

Annette St. John

(no label)

Institute of Audio Research, New York, NY, c. March 11, 2013

Elijah Shiffer (as) Vinnie Ruggieri (p) Bill Moring (b) Darrell Smith (d) Annette St. John (voc)

1. 'Deed I Do

2. Down Home Blues

3. Fine Brown Frame

4. I Wish You Love

5. If You Could See Me Now

6. Just In Time

7. Love Dance

8. 'Round Midnight

9. Stompin' At The Savoy (instrumental)

10. Secret Love (instrumental)

11. This Masquerade

OUT OF THE BLUE: COMPOSITIONS BY SAMIR CHATTERJEE

Samir Chatterjee

Label: Chhandayan

Manhattan School Of Music, New York, NY, April 25 & 29, 2014

Elijah Shiffer (as,fl) Valeriya Sholokhova (cello) Guy Mintus (p) Mat Muntz (b) Dan Weiss (d) Dibyarka Chatterjee (tabla) Lana Cencic (voc)

1. Bilawal

2. Dhyan

3. To-I-Light

4. Kalyan

5. Come, Dance With Me/Set You Free

6. Revelation

7. The Ecstatic

TANGIBILITY

Klazz-Ma-Tazz

Label: One Trick Dog

Vinegar Hill Sound, Brooklyn, NY, October 25, 2014

Elijah Shiffer (as,cl) Ben Sutin (vln) Grant Goldstein (g) Ben Rosenblum (p,harmonium) Mat Muntz (b) Matt Scarano (d) Ani Challa (tabla)

1. Papini

2. Sari Cicek

3. Thank You

4. Tangibility

5. Tbilisi

6. Misirlou

7. Speak The Truth

9. Kluez

Elijah Shiffer does not play on one additional track on this album.

THE YESOD DEMO

Gabriel Brown

(no label)

Bunker Studios, Brooklyn, NY, December 2015

Tyler Kaneshiro (tp) Andrew Gould (fl) Elijah Shiffer (as) Gabriel Brown (ts,programming,voc) Will Jones (bs) Andrew Wallace (g) Nastassia Vertsel (p) Andrew Feinberg (el-b)

4. Blossom To The Bone

5. Panacea

Elijah Shiffer does not play on the rest of this EP.

TRANSMISSION

Xander Naylor Sound Machine

Label: Chhandayan

Kaleidoscope Sound, Union City, NJ, March 9, 2017

Elijah Shiffer (as) Xander Naylor (g) Mat Muntz (b) Dan Weiss (d)

6. Pass/Return*

11. Transmission

*on this track Anna Takeda, Mako Ohmori (vln) Toby Winarto (viola) Sujari Britt (cello) added.

Elijah Shiffer does not play on the rest of this album.

UNHINGED

Elijah Shiffer And The Robber Crabs

Label: One Trick Dog

Acme Hall Studios, Brooklyn, NY, August 14, 2017

Elijah Shiffer (as) Andrew Shillito (g,bj) Marty Kenney (el-b) Tim Rachbach (d)

1. Crab Dance

2. Material Overture

3. Unhinged

4. The Isabelline*

5. Loosestrife

6. That Da-Da Strain

7. The Drapes (Much Of A Muchness)

8. Mangrove

9. Flotsam

10. I Know What I Would Like To Do**

11. That's A Plenty

*on this track Jay Rattman (bass sax) replaces Marty Kenney.

**on this track Jay Rattman (slide whistle) added.

BOSSA, BLUES AND BALLADS

Dennis Llewellyn Day

Label: D-Day Media

Sear Sound, New York, NY, late August 2017

James Zollar (tp) Elijah Shiffer (as) Anthony Wonsey (p) Eric Wheeler (b) Brandon Sanders (d) Dennis Llewellyn Day (voc)

2. Zawinul And Cannonball Blues (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy)

Elijah Shiffer does not play on the rest of this album.

MESHUGENAH

Klazz-Ma-Tazz

Label: One Trick Dog

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, November 4 & 5, 2017

Elijah Shiffer (as,bs,cl) Ben Sutin (vln) Alec Goldfarb (g) Ben Rosenblum (p,accor) Mat Muntz (b,el-b) Tim Rachbach (d)

1. Mein Shtetele Belz

2. Svalava Kozatshok

3. Cyberbalkanization

4. Tumbalalaika

5. Sheyn Vi Di Levone*

6. In Odessa

7. Sunrise, Sunset

8. Rumshinsky's Bulgar

10. Letting Go Part 1

11. Letting Go Part 2

*on this track Astrid Kuljanic (voc,kazoo) added.

Elijah Shiffer does not play on one additional track on this album.

SEND IT (single)

Gabriel Brown/BAZ BUCO

(no label)

Brewery Studio, Brooklyn, NY, October 18, 2018

David Di Trapani, Ben Seacrist (tp) Billy Duffy (tb) Elijah Shiffer (as) Alex Silver (ts) Gabriel Brown (ts,programming, voc) Josh Lang (bs) and others

1. Send It

WHYTE WITCHCRAFT: SONGS OF CY COLEMAN

Ronny Whyte

Label: Audiophile (ACD-363)

Sound On Sound, Montclair, NJ, April 25, 2019

Sam Hoyt, Bill Warfield, Pasha Karchevsky, John Eckert (tp) Nick Grinder, Mike Fahn, Sam Burtis, Joe Randazzo (tb) Dan Glaude, Justin Wood (as,fl) Jeremy Powell, Elijah Shiffer (ts) Matt Maley (bar) Cecilia Coleman (p,arr) Tim Givens (b) Mike Campenni (d) Ronny Whyte (voc)

1. Too Good To Talk About

2. It Amazes Me

5. Sometime When You're Lonely

9. Why Try To Change Me Now

13. I Walk A Little Faster

15. Don't Ask A Lady

17. All Right, I Love You

Elijah Shiffer does not play on the rest of this album.

© Copyright 2013 Elijah Shiffer.