Hear a track from Shigeto's new jazz quartet

by

comment
LEE DEVITO
  • Lee DeVito

Ghostly International's Shigeto and jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas have formed a jazz quartet, according to Resident Advisor

The group, rounded out by bassist Jonathan Maron and drummer Mark Guiliana, is named High Risk. Shigeto served as "DJ, producer, and beatmaker" according to Douglas' Greenleaf Music, who will release the self-titled record on June 23.



According to RA, the group was formed after Shigeto performed a live, jazz-inspired drum solo at a a Red Bull event last year, catching the attention of Douglas.

“This is completely different from the processes that go on in my other bands,” Douglas says. “And at the same time it’s totally the same: a bunch of highly skilled individuals who bring themselves and their personality and their skills to the table, to attack these ideas and materials that I bring into the session.”



Here's a stream of new track "Cardinals":


Watch a video preview below:


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.