BOTTOMLESS PIT features guitarist Joel Shapira, whose previous duo outing on UNSEEN RAIN, INHERENCE, showcased his remarkable sensitivity, now breaks loose with an array of post-bop tracks includes his Twin Cities cohorts Pete Whitman on tenor saxophone, double-bassist Tom Lewis and the astonishing former Weather Report drummer Eric Kamau Gravatt.


BOTTOMLESS PIT

Bemsha Swing
Ju-Ju
Black Narcissus
Sandu
Nardis
Hit on Twelve

JOEL SHAPIRA, guitar
PETE WHITMAN, tenor saxophone
TOM LEWIS, double bass
ERIC KAMAU GRAVATT, drums

Recorded, live at the Black Dog Café in Minneapolis during the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 28 June 2015
Recorded by Dave Kunath • Mixed by Matthew Zimmerman at Wild Sound, Minneapolis • Mastered by Jim DeSalvo at Beanstudio, Wayne, NJ
Design by Qua’s Eye Graphics

An Unseen Rain production