Shimshai is an international performing artist drawing inspiration from many different genres including reggae, folk, and sacred traditional music to create a style that is uniquely his own and has influenced many other artists. He has collaborated with musicians such as Jai Uttal, Wah & Snatam Kaur, and opened for legends such as Joan Baez, to name a few. Shimshai is a festival favorite often performing for thousands of people. His fans span the globe and this has brought him to perform throughout the Americas, Europe & Australia. Whether performing solo or with a full band his performance and stage presence has a mesmerizing quality that must be experienced to be understood.
“Shimshai’s music emanates a divine presence and a quality of peace, a truly ‘natural mystic’ energy that flows into the hearts of his listeners. His musicality is superb, as is that of his bandmates, and his singing is sublime and transcendent.”
“Shimshai is a heart-centered musical prodigy and one of the most gifted performers I’ve ever experienced.”
~Bruce Pavitt (Founder of Seattle based Sub-Pop Records, Nirvana’s first record label)