'Butterfly Wings' review/preview by Pamela Espeland.
'Bottomless Pit' at the Black Dog cafe - St. Paul MN - One of the finest groups I've ever played in.
On stage at Silvana NYC
'In Essence' photo shoot by Emily Davis
photo by master photographer John Botkin - Southern Theatre Mpls MN
Fig and Farro Mpls MN - curbside gig in the age of Covid
Twin Town Strings at Black Dog Cafe St. Paul MN
Image from Backyard Bistro w/filter
Twin Town Strings Logo designed by Benny Moreno
Charmin and Shapira - Dakota CD Release at Backyard Bistro Mpls MN
Twin Town Strings Minnehaha Park Mpls MN
Twin Town Strings at Waldmann Brewing St. Paul MN
Charmin and Shapira - 'Butterfly Wings' CD Release at Crooner's - July 27th 2020
w/ my Les Paul
solo bebop guitar
Improvised classical guitar original
Live at MSP T2 - solo jazz guitar
Live at Silvana's NYC w/Jake P.
Solo jazz guitar
JS Bach
"Butterfly Wings" preview -- The Villager Newspaper June 2020
BW mailing
BW promo
Butterfly Wings back cover
Butterfly Wings
This email was sent in from a traveler at MSP.
MSP Award
In Essence review - JazzEd Magazine
The Nooners Bluegrass duo - Pete Hennig banjo
The Nooners w/Pete Hennig banjo
Vintage Guitar piece
Have you met Miss Jones - Joel Shapira Qt.
Celeste - Joel Shapira/Jack DeSalvo guitars
W/Bruce Heine Bass Nathan Norman drums.
W/Chris Bates bass and Eric Kamau Gravatt drums st Loring Pasta Bar Mpls.
W/Eric Gravatt and Pete Whitman
Charmin and Shapira w/friends at the Dakota Mpls.
Charmin and Shapira at Jazz Central.
Trio w/Paul Harper sax, Tom Lewis bass.
Solo Vieux Carre. Photo by Emily J. Davis.
At Black Dog playing my Les Paul.
Solo at Vieux Carre St. Paul MN.
Solo at the Dakota - New Year’s Eve 2016.
Solo at Twin Cities Jazz Fest 2017.
W/Chris Lomheim pianist st Vieux Carre.
Bottomless Pit at the Black Dog.
Charmin and Shapira at the Dakota Mpls.
Recording “Inherence” at Bean Studio NJ w/Guitarist Jack DeSalvo.
Solo guitar at Ingredients Café.
Charmin and Shapira - Dawning and Daylight promo shot by JuliAnne Jonker.
Dakota with Dave Brattain sax.
W/Jay Epstein and Tom Lewis at Hell’s Kitchen
trio at Hell’s Kitchen w/Eric Gravatt and Pooch Heine
Convergence Trio at Black Dog w/Eric Gravatt and Michael O’ Brien
W/Vic Volare
Convergence Trio + 1 w/Mike O’ Brien bass, Steve Kenny trumpet, Eric Kamau Gravatt drums.
Charmin and Shapira w/Katia Cardenas vocslist at the Dakota.
Bottomless Pit. W/Tom Lewis, Pete Whitman, Eric Kamau Gravatt
The Growlers
Normandy Kitchen Mpls
W/Dean Granros at Black Dog
Lowertown Trio at World of Beer, St. Paul MN
Bottomless Pit. W/Tom Lewis, Pete Whitman, Steve Kenny, Eric Kamau Gravatt
Solo guitar at Vieux Carre - photo by Emily J. Davis
Trio 280
Trio 280 at Black Dog
Basement Bar
Basement Bar house trio - w/Dave Schmalenberger drums, Tom Lewis bass
Lowertown Trio + friends at Black Dog.
Sunday Jam - Basement Bar w/Babatunde Lea drums, Paul Harper sax, Tom Lewis bass.
Checking out Hank’s guitars in London. An incredible inventory.
Acoustic brunch at Icehouse Mpls.
My weekly Tuesday gig at MSP airport is always a highlight.
Lowertown Trio w/Eron Woods drums, Emily Davis vocals.
Duets at Bad Waitress Mpls with my old pal Pooch.
A write up by Tom Surowicz for ‘In Essence’' in The Villager.
Promo shot by Emily J. Davis.
Wedding with Chinese pipa virtuoso Gao Hong.
Bottomless Pit. W/Tom Lewis, Pete Whitman, Eric Kamau Gravatt
Promo shot by JuliAnne Jonker
Live at the Black Dog with Dean Granros.
Joel live at the Black Dog.