In February 2016, Shepherds of Cats performed extraordinary concert with Markus Wenninger that included premiere of Naturalinee 2 video scores by American composer Joe Pignato, video art by VJ Pietrushka and live archery. Priori to that event, the band met with Marcus in the studio over the weekend to record material for an album that … Continue reading SHEPHERDS OF CATS and MARKUS WENNINGER
The year 2021 was significant on many levels. Shepherds of Cats spent a year improvising virtually. During one of the weekly rehearsals, this song came about completely by accident. This became our contribution to the collection of Christmas-themed music. We secretly hope that it will conquer the charts - as Last Christmas once did. https://soundcloud.com/shepherds-of-cats/there-was-something-in-the-cookie
If we told you that this recording should be considered one long piece rather than 6 pieces, you would quite possibly accept this. But, similarly, if we said it is six independent pieces and not one long piece, you would probably accept it maybe even more readily, especially as it is separated into 6 different … Continue reading Improvised Opera BY YASHASHWI SHARMA & SHEPHERDS OF CATS
https://tombedvisionsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/shepherds-of-cats-g-nter-heinz "Only a group as downright weird as Shepherds of Cats would be able to absorb a legendary free improvising trombonist directly into their sound. Over the course of an hour, the group, hunters of sound, unearth ethno futurist visions, chambered folk, raucous free jazz and passages of downright absurdity that in one instance contains … Continue reading Shepherds of Cats & Günter Heinz – new CD album out now!!!