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“Recording-eve” / “Shota12” Big Band

“Shota 12” is a newly launched 12-piece Jazz ensemble lead by Shota Li, Japan-born pianist, composer and arranger. While performing as a pianist in various settings, he developed himself as a composer and arranger over the past few years. During his 6 years serving as a composer / arranger for Kyoto Composers Jazz Orchestra, he contributed more than 40 compositions, arrangements and released four CDs in Japan. After moving to New York in 2015, Shota 12 is the primary vehicle to showcase his music featuring young musicians from across the globe.


Trumpets: Jonathan Powell, Takuya Kuroda

Trombones: Tokunori Kajiwara; John Yao

Saxes & Woodwinds: Andrew Gould; Sam Dillon; Jeremy Powell; Carl Maraghi

Rafal Sarnecki / Guitar

Hajime Teshima / Bass

Dennis Mackrel / Drums

Shota Li / Piano; Compositions & Arrangements

“Recording-eve” / “Shota12” Big Band

at Terraza 7 on Wednesday November 16th 2016 at 8:00 pm

$10 cover charge for mezzanine

FREE admission for CHILDREN 12 and under

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