Jeffrey Shurdut

Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut

Also known as Jeff Shurdut, Jeffery Hayden Shurdut, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdu, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut, Shurdut
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Discography of Jeffrey Shurdut:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Cosmic Hallways 3 Audio 2011
2 Cosmic Hallways 3 Audio 2011
3 The Dream Of A Ridiculous Man 5 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)
4 A Day Like This 2 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
5 Boomtown, USA 5 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
6 Downtrodden Mass 2 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
7 Flowers Grow From My Head 3 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
8 Cosmic Tsunami 3 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
9 Everything Is Divisible By 1 3 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
10 Up In The Mother 4 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)
11 A Cost Effective Orchestra For The American Way Of Life 13 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
12 American Holocaust 4 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
13 Pray For Me 4 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)
14 This Is The Music Of Life Vol. 2, Live At Zebulon 3 Audio 2008 Ayler Records
15 The Emergency Broadcast System 3 Audio 2008 Ayler Records
16 Trance Jazz 3 Audio 2008 Ayler Records
17 Ayler Records Celebration 2 Audio 2008 Ayler Records
18 My Mother Is My Spaceship 14 Audio 2012 JaZt Tapes
19 Imaginary Control Systems 3 Audio 2011 JaZt Tapes
20 Ray-Gun 9 Audio 2008 Thor's Rubber Hammer Productions
21 Waves 3 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
22 Cannibal Love: The Field Recordings 16 Audio 2011-06-20 ABRI
23 Dark Within Ourselves 4 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)
24 The Nail Sticking Up Gets Hammered Down 4 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
25 Internet Annie 2 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
26 The Hair Of The Dog Duo 5 Audio 2006 Nolabel (2)
27 A Cost Effective Orchestra For The American Way Of Life 7 Audio 2006 Nolabel (2)
28 Peace Prize For Freedom, Lessons In Morals, Values, And Mutual Respect Through Free Music, Live! At The Norwegian Church, NYC 3 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
29 21st Century Folk Music Vol 3 8 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
30 Prisoners Of Hope 9 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
31 Heaven And Earth 2 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)
32 Outcry 3 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
33 The Rap 2 Audio 2005 Nolabel (2)
34 Spiritual Machine 11 Audio 2007 Nolabel (2)
35 The Future Is Ancient 7 Audio 2004 Nolabel (2)
36 Behind The White Fences 6 Audio 2006 Nolabel (2)
37 We Are As Organic As Cars 9 Audio 2006 Nolabel (2)
38 Window, Can, String & Sea 8 Audio 2014-08-00 Beartown Records
39 Screams Of Truth Need Cries Of Compassion 7 Audio 2003 Nolabel (2)


"Creative Music for Creative Listening" comes to us after a decade-long of uncompromising work by one of the first important artists of 21st Century. A champion of his generation, and most prolific among his peers, CMCL brings you the next chapter in Jeffrey H. Shurdut's long legacy.

JEFFREY HAYDEN SHURDUT is the first living artist celebrated by Ayler Records with a Box Set (2007), and only figure today with three documentaries; NorthCountry (2002-2007), Ayler Records (2007-2011), and JaZsTapes (2011- present).

"Visionary" WNUR, Chicago; "Talent and Vision to Spare", AllMusicGuide; "This Music Lives Up to Its Name", The Village Voice; "Viscerally Thrilling, Ethereal, Evoking", Cadence Magazine; "Incendiary", TIMEOUT NY; Columbia University, Annual Art Instillation Award, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (1994); The University of Pennsylvania, Guest Artist, Ars Nova (2006); MMA Foundation Grant Award (2014), "Top 10" Tom McComb (2012), "Top 10" The Village Voice (2008).



"If any one musician arguably epitomizes cooperative total improvisation in the 21st Century, then it’s New York-based guitarist and keyboardist Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut." (Ken Waxman).

Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut (Am. b. 1967) is Founder and Director of THIS IS THE MUSIC OF LIFE: A series featuring both inter-disciplinary and multi-instrumental artists who have a place in American History and emerging artists dedicated to documenting the essential connection between the visual, movement, music, and word in a living and creative space.

Guest artist, and performance showcases include: The Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, The University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, The Stone, TONIC, CBGB's, The Knitting Factory, The Vision Festival Club Series.

Formal connections include: Guillermo Gregorio, Joe McPhee, Sonny Simmons, Oliver Lake, Marshall Allen, Luther Thomas, Jameel Moondoc, Bern Nix, Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Frode Gjerstad, Lukas Ligeti, Gene Moore, Paul Flaherty, Gene Janas, John Moloney, Brian Osborne, Marcus Cummins, and Kevin Shea.


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