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Chicago, IL

Think Squarepusher meets The Ken Vandermark 5 on the rocks with a twist of Miles Davis. The quartet is comprised of Brian Niebuhr (electric trumpet), Ray Pandocchi (tenor sax), Jon Marchese (lowend) & Dave Z Marsalek (traps).

Since forming in Spring 2004, Doppler Shift has been busy producing two critically acclaimed full length albums, Physics [2005], Resistor [IZM Records, 2008], promoting and playing all over Chicago {Martyrs, Reggie’s, Beat Kitchen, Darkroom, Subterranean}, and touring the Midwest.

Doppler Shift fuses the uptempo art of live drumNbass with pounding rock, danceable funk grooves & a jazz sensibility. Many bands claim originality, but Doppler Shift puts its money where its mouth is. Take a listen to Resistor, Rule No. 8, and a smoking cover of Dave Brubeck’s Blue Rondo a la Turk from their latest release “Resistor.”

Since celebrating the release of “Resistor” on IZM Records in June 2008, Doppler Shift takes aim at the larger picture: regional touring, festivals, and working to become one of the most recognized motley brews to spring from the eclectic Chicago underground.

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"just enough rock aggression and rhythmic raucousness to appeal to this generally jazz-averse rockist...explore[s] the intersection of jazz, funk, rock, and experimental music at their most extreme. The band is following in heavy footsteps in this endeavor--the Vandermark 5, George Clinton, Miles Davis and the Stooges of "Funhouse" have all aspired to the same--but it more than holds its own on "Resistor," the group's extremely impressive second album..." - jim derogatis, chicago sun-times

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