Shvvvr is genre-bending post-apocalyptic progressive world jazz. Fusing musical movements from across the globe, Shvvvr seeks to reign in the diaspora of humanity to create unity and new growth from destruction.
Wamba (World Beat, Afrojazz, Contemporary African)
Formed in 2011, from a vision shared by Ghanian dancer and drummer Richard Mensah Sokpor and multi-instrumentalist Adam Carpinelli. The five to ten piece ensemble band, with members from Ghana and North America, features original compositions with syncopated and polyrhythmic West African percussion breaks and extended improvisation.
Keys Beats Bars
An arts-integrated and culturally and trauma responsive project providing audiovisual and holistic music programming and mentorship for justice-involved, incarcerated, and marginalized youth in Oregon.