Song Long Shimmy
September 4, 2012. Posted by Simon Rentner.
Her friends called her "Shimmy." Shimrit Shoshan had many of them -- including me -- admirers, fans, and peers who appreciated her talents often at places like Smalls, The Fat Cat, and The Bar Next Door in Greenwich Village. She was a journeywoman, first as a curious and seeking pianist and composer, but also as musician from Tel Aviv, Israel, dedicated to becoming a great artist in New York City. Everyone respected her and believed she would become a name in jazz. It was only a matter of time. But for this 29 year old, time wasn't in her favor. The WBGO Journal mourns the loss of this remarkable pianist and person.
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