Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz

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Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (born 1975 in Brooklyn, NY) is an American bassist and oud player who has recorded and performed extensively with Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits, Daniel Zamir's Satlah, Rashanim, Pharaoh's Daughter, and John Zorn.[1] Blumenkranz studied at the Manhattan School of Music, the Rimon School of Music in Israel, and holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston.[2] In 2012 he released the first album under his leadership Abraxas: Book of Angels Volume 19 featuring compositions by John Zorn.[3]


As leader[edit]

With others[edit]

With Aram Bajakian

With Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits

With Christina Courtin

  • Christina Courtin (Nonesuch, 2009)

With Eyal Maoz

  • Peasant Songs (Piadrum, 2002) - with Lemon Juice Quartet
  • Hope and Destruction (Tzadik, 2009)

With Ravish Momin's Trio Tarana

  • Climbing the Banyan Tree (Cleanfeed, 2005)

With Jon Madof

With Sean Noonan's Brewed by Noon

  • Set the Hammer Free (2010)

With Pharaoh's Daughter

  • Haran (OY, 2007)

With Pitom

  • Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes (Tzadik, 2011)

With Jamie Saft

With Basya Schechter

  • Queen's Dominion (Tzadik, 2004)
  • Songs of Wonder (Tzadik, 2011)

With Daniel Zamir's Satlah

  • Satlah (Tzadik, 2000)
  • Exodus (Tzadik, 2001)
  • Children of Israel (Tzadik, 2002)

With John Zorn

With dálava

  • dálava (, 2014)