ABOUT

Shubh Saran is a New York-based Indian guitarist and composer who has performed extensively as a solo artist and sideman in the United States, India, Canada, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Mexico. Having grown up in six different countries, his career has been shaped by a mixture of influences. Shubh’s intricate compositions fuse sounds from modern jazz, neo-soul, and rock with classical and contemporary Indian music. On May 7th 2017, he released his full-length debut album Hmayra on Art of Life Records.

 

As an official Reunion Blues Artist and an alumnus of the Berklee College of Music, Shubh has performed with a number of renowned artists in the American and Indian music industries, including OMI, American Idol’s Michael Lynche, Timothy Bloom, A.R Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, Prasanna, and Mohini Dey.

BIO
 BAND MEMBERS
ANGELO SPAMPINATO

drums

A Berklee alumni, Angelo has performed with musicians like Frank Martin, Benny Green, Mike Clark (Headhunters), and Mic Gillette. He has also played at some of the most famous music festivals including Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, SXSW, and Canadian Music Week.

BRIAN PLAUTZ

alto saxophone

Founder of the indie-rock brass band Aberdeen, Brian is a collaborating member of the viral youtube series Apartment Sessions as well as acclaimed concert series Broadway Sings. He is an alumnus of the Berklee College of Music and a prominent session musician in New York City.

JOSH BAILEY

drums & percussion

Performer and producer, Josh can be heard on many popular recordings including Stephen Sondheim's The Flag Song as well as the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Josh is currently an adjunct faculty member at The New York University Steinhardt Jazz Studies Program.

MARK MINOOGIAN

bass

Multi-instrumentalist and producer, Mark plays bass guitar in various projects in New York. He has produced and performed with artists including Nir Felder and Cory Henry. An alumnus of the Berklee College of Music, he graduated with degrees in Professional Music and Latin Music Studies.

CHRISTIAN LI

piano & keys

Alumnus and faculty member at the Berklee College of Music, Christian has played with artists like Joe Lovano, Dayna Stephens, and Dave Liebman. He has performed at major international jazz festivals in Newport, Panama, Comminges, Monterey, and Campeche.

JARED YEE

tenor saxophone

Brooklyn based saxophonist and composer Jared has played alongside musicians like Kenny Loggins, Ernie Isley, Bob Mintzer, and Easy Star All Stars. He has performed at major music festivals including Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and South by South West.

CONTACT

info@shubhsaran.com

Brooklyn, NY

Art of Life Records

Paul Kohler

info@artofliferecords.com

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Photography

|   Lauren Desberg, Daniel Techy, Tucker W. Mitchell, Elizabeth Maney

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