"New Moon in the Old Shadow"
RELEASE DATE MAY 1, 2019
A collection of 10 Masterfully crafted Songs written
by some of the finest Songwriters in the
No. 4 - Smoothjazz.com Top 50 Albums
No. 1 - Amazon
Hot New Release
No. 1 added on Groove Jazz Chart - "Cafe Paris"
"Shahida remixed the tunes with an ear toward the electronica/down-tempo vibe that dominates nightclubs around the world" - Jazziz Magazine
Featuring a wide variety of world beats and artists, Shahin conceived the idea and produced the compilation CD which features Norah Jones, Mos Def, Damien Rice and Sheryl Crow -- all in an effort to raise awareness to the violence Congolese women endure as the country is exploited for its minerals. A collaboration by Shahin, Nic Harcourt, The Enough Project and Downtown Records.
"One Thousand & One Nights"
The Debut album by Shahin & Sepehr was released by Higher Octave Music / EMI and made it to #6 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Charts.
The Album received rave reviews Internationally and set the path for six subsequent releases by the Label
"This debut is a complete joy" - LA Jazz Scene.
"One great album for the drive time!" - New Times, Seattle
No.6 - Billboard Charts
A mix of 10 experimental world electronica and down tempo songs.
This is a collaboration between
Shahin & Naranjo, a DJ from Mexico City. The album has been featured on
Radio & TV Stations acrossLatin America and the USA.
Universal Music Group
"Psychedelic minor key electric guitar shadings by Shahida make this a standout" - International Review of Music.
No. 18 - Billboard Charts, song - Moonlight Samba"
Featuring Billboard Top 30 Jazz Radio Hit single "Daybreak"
" Featuring Flora Purim, Shahida brings a touch of Persian, Arabic, and Indian musical styles to a sound that still leans heavily on flamenco, Bossa nova, and Latin jazz" - JazzTimes
"The music provides a lyrical, universal language, in a thrilling set of oriental and western sounds, delicate and romantic melodies, and a warm and enveloping music" - New Age and New Sounds, Italy
"Incredibly fine musicianship abounds in this lovely collection of 18 songs" - jazzReview.
No. 18 - Billboard Charts
This is a compilation Album
featuring all the best songs of the duo's repertoire
"With their fourth CD, Shahin & Sepehr find their profile high enough in World Beat circles that they can regularly tour abroad" - The Washington Post
"A warm and easygoing melodic comfort zone while pushing numerous stylistic and rhythmic envelopes, making Aria their most intoxicating and exotic global adventure yet" - Jazziz Magazine
Finalist for the 1995 Indie Awards,
National Association of Independent Record Distributors
No. 10 - Billboard Charts
"The duo's cross cultural sound has also reached audiences in South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East" - The Washington City Paper.