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Recording at The Bunker Studios. A new quartet Ari Joshua, John Kimock, Eden Ladin, Andy Hess 

Ari was already going to be in NY for the Woodstock session with musical masters Billy Martin, and John Medeski, and to connect with his friends and teachers from university and the years he spent in the city. 

The location is The Bunker Studio, a studio that was founded by Aaron Nevezie and Jon Davis, college mates of Ari’s. The line up really represents all the things Ari is passionate about with the music. Eden Ladin, and Jazz artist from Israel that is making really unique music on his own, and we’ll…

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East Cost trip confirmed! Studio session in NY, and visit with old friends planned for April 2022 (MMW related)  

After the Ari Joshua Band finished it's set on 5.2.22 it's off to NYC. First - Woodstock, NY home of the summer of 69' music festival is a refuge for many - an oasis out side the big city for a special session with Billy Martin, & John Medski. 

The invitation to a barn in upstate NY to mix minds with some of the most creative improvisors on the scene came after years of brewing. John Medski and Billy Martin had schedules that lined up and it just fell into place. Look our for a release date and for content…

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The RAaR Trio in Vegas! Two intimate late-night throw-downs after Phish’s MGM Grand shows! 

The Ray, Ari and Russ (R.A.a.R) Trio scheduled two intimate late-night throw-downs, on October 30 and 31 after Phish’s sets at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The shows at Notoriety Lounge on Fremont Street were the Trio’s first performance since recording during the pandemic in Burlington.  

Attendees got to see Ray on his usual analog heavy organ, clavinet, and Wurlitzer set up. Ari, an innovative singer-songwriter trained in jazz and ready to go in any direction, had a tasty set up of spooky soulful…

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EP one week away! 'RAaR' the Lion - Palindrome EP 

Relix magazine and Ever Kipp have confirmed that Relix will premier the release which is not only dream, it is also a great honor! They have asked Ari to write a few paragraphs about the upcoming release which is due to come out next week November 16th! We are thrilled to share a open letter about the release from Ari.

Dear readers,

As I climbed into airplane with my favorite two guitars, and a suitcase full of toys, I knew it was gonna be a great adventure to travel to Burlington, VT and track with these…

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Ari Joshua BAND live at the High Dive's Re-Opening Night Sat 8/21/21 with GLyph & Tryin'  

The High Dive re-opens with The Ari Joshua Band and special guests GLyph & Tryin' 

This will be a release party for 'Father Time' featuring Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton of Soule Monde and The Trey Anastasio Band (Phish) 

All ticket purchases will come with a FREE download of 'Father Time' 

Ari Joshua to lead his Quintet at Jazz Alley feat Delvon Lamarr, Thomas Marriot, Art Brown, and Luca Cartner 

I am over the moon about these shows! The Ari Joshua Quartert Dimitriou's Jazz Alley August 10th & 11th. Featuring Delvón from the Delvon Lamarr DLO3, Arthur Brown from Polyrhythmics, & Luca Cartner plus guests! 

Buy your tickets now! 

Performing original material from 3 organ based recording sessions, the show is a release party for two singles 'Father Time' featuring Soule Monde (Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton) of the Trey Anastasio Band which drops on August 5th, and was recorded in Vermont this year, and…

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'FATHER TIME' out August 5th FEATURES THE AMAZING RUSS LAWTON AND RAY PACZKOWSKI FROM SOULE MONDE AND THE TREY ANASTASIO BAND  

FIRST SINGLE FROM THE RECENT VERMONT SESSIONS OUT AUGUST 5TH ON ARIJOSHUA.COM 

FATHER TIME FEATURES THE AMAZING RUSS LAWTON AND RAY PACZKOWSKI FROM SOULE MONDE AND THE TREY ANASTASIO BAND - to preview review Click Here

In the winter of 2020-2021 in middle of the pandemic, Ari happily and safely flew into a the snowy city of  Burlington, VT to collaborate with Russ and Ray forming a new trio (name ideas welcome). We are happy to announce the release date of August 5th for the first single from this session. 

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Ari Joshua plays Languedoc Custom Guitars 

 

 

I would like to take a moment to thank Paul Languedoc of Languedoc Custom Guitars for making this beautiful one of a kind custom instrument. Paul has a reputation that proceeds himself. His guitars do something no other instrument on earth can do, but you have to learn to ride them. It is like riding an untamed horse or dragon. It will sort of tell you where it wants to go but you have to have done the work to access those levels.

Some day I will go into detail about all the things that went into making…

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