Dynamic bass player Shez Raja formed his London-based Collective with the vision of creating exciting music that evokes all of the emotions - a unique mix of euphoric jazz, thundering funk, tuneful ragas and intoxicating grooves!
The group have produced three highly acclaimed albums. The latest release, Mystic Radikal (33 Jazz) features international jazz stars Andy Sheppard and Claude Deppa.
Mystic Radikal (33 Jazz) - Out Now!
“If the Mahavishnu Orchestra were reformed with a reincarnated Jaco Pastorius in charge it would sound pretty similar” – The Guardian
The Collective's live show is an eclectic headcharge of raw energy and always leaves audiences uplifted, inspired and asking for more!
Following spectacular performances at major international jazz festivals and venues they have amassed a devoted fan base and forged a reputation as one of the most entertaining live acts on the scene today.
The Shez Raja Collective are: Shez Raja - bass guitar, Pascal Roggen - electric violin, Aaron Liddard - alto sax, Alex Stanford - keyboards, Chris Nickolls - drums