Sounds Like: Larry Goldings, Medeski Martin & Wood, Soulive
Label: Nagel Heyer Records
Manager: Petra Henderson
Bio: Today's pre-eminent soul jazz trio, PARADIGM SHIFT captures the fire of classic organ-guitar pairings like Dr. Lonnie Smith and George Benson while also propelling their spirit into the present with a decidedly modern sound. If organ-driven jazz saw its heyday in the late '60s, nobody bothered to...See Full Bio
"Virtuosos of soul-jazz visit DBGB" "Paradigm Shift is composed of killer players with strong resumes, men who know how to grab a crowd’s attention with subtlety." "All three are virtuosos, men well-schooled in the hybrid of jazz, soul, R&B, gospel and funk that is souljazz. More significant than their individual prowess as players is the manner in which the Paradigm Shift musicians interact — yes, there were solos aplenty on Friday, but all bowed before the supremacy of the groove."