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FEATURED RELEASE

Stereotype Threat

Release Date: Friday, September 14, 2017

Production Credits: 
FKAjazz - tenor saxophone (all), vocals (tracks 3, 4 & 7)
Marcus Machado - guitar (tracks 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6)
Lez Lemon - electric bass (tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 & 9)
Julian Litwack - guitar (tracks 1, 3 & 4)
JSWISS - vocals (tracks 2 & 5)
Justin Swiney - drums (tracks 8 & 9)
Noah MacNeil - rhodes (track 4)
Fred Thomas - vocals (track 1)

Compositions, Production & Mixing by Samir Zarif aka FKAjazz
Mastering by Joe Lampert Mastering

Photo & Album Art design by Luke Midgley


OTHER TITLES FEATURING FKAjazz (aka Samir Zarif):

 

TIME - MILÁN

  • Release Date: FALL 2016
  • Label: Independent Release
  • Featured As: Co-Producer
  • Credits: Produced by Pax Humana, Mixed by Mike Judeh and Pax Humana, Mastered by Joe Lambert
    Tim Lefebvre: bass on "Meaning," Brian Lindgren: viola and cello on "Time" and "How," All lyrics by Milán (Maria Neckam), all music by Milán & Pax Humana (Samir Zarif and Brian Lindgren)

Humble Beginnings - DYLAN GOLDEN

  • Release Date: FALL 2016
  • Label: Independent Release
  • Featured As: Co-Producer & Saxophonist
  • Credits: Produced by Dylan Golden & Kris Karz. Co-produced by Samir Zarif. Mixed by Kris Karz & Mastered by Midilord.
    Also featuring vocalists Jasmine K., Jae-mi & Keilah Rose.

FEET IN THE MUD - MIMI JONES

  • Release Date: SUMMER2016
  • Label: Hot Tones Music
  • Featured As: Saxophonist
  • Credits:  Samir Zarif - soprano saxophone, Jon Cowherd - piano, Mimi Jones - acoustic & electric bass, Jonathan Barber - drums, Produced by Luis Perdomo. 

Identities Are Changeable - Miguel Zenón

  • Release Date: FALL 2014
  • Label: Miel Music
  • Featured As: Tenor Saxophonist
  • Credits:  Miguel Zenón – Alto Saxophone, Luis Perdomo – Piano, Hans Glawischnig – Bass, Henry Cole – Drums, Will Vinson – Alto Saxophone, Michael Thomas – Alto Saxophones, Samir Zarif – Tenor Saxophone, John Ellis (solo on “Same Fight”) – Tenor Saxophone, Chris Cheek – Baritone Saxophone, Mat Jodrel – Trumpet, Michael Rodriguez – Trumpet, Alex Norris – Trumpet, Jonathan Powell – Trumpet, Ryan Keberle – Trombone, Alan Ferber – Trombone, Tim Albright (solo on “First Language”) – Trombone, All songs written by Miguel Zenón (Mazenon Music, BMI)

Resurrect My Independence - SUMI

  • Release Date: FALL 2014
  • Label: Independent Release
  • Featured As: Producer & Co-writer
  • Credits:  Written by Sumiko Yamazaki & Samir Zarif, Produced by Pax Humana, Mixed by Mike Judeh & Brian Lindgren @ Dubway Studios, Mastering by Michael Fossenkemper @ TurtleTone Studio

A New Frontier - Pax Humana

  • Release Date: SUMMER 2014
  • Label: Independent Release
  • Featured As: Producer & Co-writer
  • Credits:  Produced by Pax Humana, Featured artist, Doron Lev aka UglyBraine, Jasmine K, May Cheung, and Tahirah Whitting (cello), Mixed by Mike Judeh & Pax Humana @ Dubway Studios, Mastering by Heba Kadry @ Timeless Mastering
    Cover Design by Taisha Okata-Ohira.

@Dreamland - Ric Molina

  • Release Date: SUMMER 2013
  • Label: Gutshot Records
  • Featured As: Saxophonist
  • Credits: Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, Producer, Mixed By – Fima Ephron, Drums, Percussion – Dan Pugach, Engineer [Chief Engineer], Mixed By – Michael Judeh, Executive-Producer – Matt Wolf, Guitar, Composed By – Ric Molina, Mastered By – Michael Fossenkemper, Piano, Keyboards – Ted Baker, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Samir Zarif

A MATTER OF HEART - PAX HUMANA

  • Release Date:  FEB 2012
  • Label: Independent Release
  • Featured As: Co-Producer & Saxophonist
  • Credits: Written and Produced by Brian Lindgren and Samir Zarif, Lyrics by Samir Zarif (3), Additional Performances by May Cheung (3) and Sarah Vasilas (4), Mixed by Brian Lindgren, Samir Zarif and Alex Castro, Mastered by Phil Magnotti at Silvermine Studios, Photography of a Brian Reed installment from “A Matter of Heart,” Cover Design by Taisha Okata-Ohira, Inspired and commissioned by Brian Reed. 

JAHIRA - HANS GLAWISCHNIG

  • Release Date: SUMMER 2011
  • Label: Sunnyside Records
  • Featured As: Saxophonist & Composer
  • Credits: Bass, Producer, Liner Notes – Hans Glawischnig, Composed By – Bud Powell (tracks: 6), Hans Glawischnig (tracks: 2-5, 7, 9), Sam Rivers (tracks: 8),Samir Zarif (tracks: 1), Design [Graphic Design] – Christopher Drukker, Drums – Eric Doob, Engineer – Tom Tedesco, Mixed By, Mastered By – Rob "Wacko" Hunter*, Photography By – Ivan Habernal, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Samir Zarif

Starting Point - Samir Zarif

  • Release Date: NOV 2010
  • Label: Mythology Records
  • Featured As: Saxophonist, Producer & Composer
  • Credits: Samir Zarif: soprano saxophone (3, 5, 7), tenor saxophone (1, 2, 4, 7-9), vocals (2, 6, 9, 10), electronics (6, 10); Zack Lober: electric bass (2, 5, 7), acoustic bass (1, 3, 4, 8, 9); Colin Stranahan: drums (1, 4, 7-9), percussion (1); Greg Ritchie: drums (2, 3, 5); Maria Neckam: vocals (2, 9); Lars Dietrich: alto saxophone (4, 8).

THE STORY - (self-Titled)

  • Release Date: SUMMER 2009
  • Featured As: Saxophonist & Composer
  • Credits: Alto Sax – Lars Dietrich, Tenor Sax - Samir Zarif, Piano - John Escreet, Acoustic & Electric Bass - Zack Lober, Drums - Greg Ritchie,  Composed By – Samir Zarif (tracks: 1, 4, 7), Lars Dietrich (tracks: 2, 8), Zack Lober (track: 5), Greg Ritchie (track: 6), Art Design [Graphic Design] – Howie Shia, Engineer – Michael Brorby, Mixed & Mastered By – Paul Wickliffe at Skyline Productions.

THE PAISLIES - (SELF-TITLED)

  • Release Date: SUMMER 2007
  • Label: Fresh Sounds New Talent
  • Featured As: Saxophonist & Composer
  • Credits: Tenor & Soprano Sax – Samir Zarif, Guitar - Jesse Lewis, Keyboards - Eliot Cardinaux  Piano - Miro Sprague, Keyboards -  Acoustic Bass - Perry Wortman, Drums - Paul Wiltgen,  Composed By – Samir Zarif (tracks: 2, 6, 9), Eliot Cardinaux (tracks: 3, 5, 7, 8), Paul Wiltgen (track: 1, 4), Engineer – Michael Brorby, Producer & Mixing – Brian Seeger, Mastering - Nathan James.