Guitarist Brad Shepik
In addition to performing with his own groups, The Brad Shepik Trio, The Brad Shepik Quartet and Human Activity Suite, across Europe and North America, Shepik has performed and/or recorded with Paul Motian, Joey Baron, Bob Brookmeyer, Carla Bley, Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio as well as oud/violin virtuoso Simon Shaheen's Quantara and Bulgarian saxophone legend Yuri Yunakov.
Shepik also continues to perform with the Balkan/jazz groups- Matt Darriau' Paradox Trio and Pachora w/Chris Speed, Jim Black and Skuli Sverrisson. He has recorded 8 albums as a leader and appears on over 70 recordings as a sideman. Currently, he performs solo guitar concerts as well as leading quartet and a trio and collaborating in a duo with vibraphonist Tom Beckham.
Their debut recording, Flower Starter, will be released in Spring 2015. As a sideman he is touring with Paradox Trio, Jamie Baum, Combo Nuvo, George Schuller and Arthur Kell.