Shjazz is a jazz band from Groningen (the Netherlands), fronted by singer Sharon Doelwijt. Sharon performs and records with varying band members and has released two albums so far.
The debut album is titled Slowcookin, a jazzy album with a lot influences from Flamenco. The album is a collection of compositions of The Lazy Flames, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frank Sinatra, as well as original compositions.
The second album of the band was released in April 2018 and live recorded at Le petit théâtre in Groningen. The musicians on this albums are:
Sharon Doelwijt, the lead singer and lyricist of Shjazz, was born in Paramaribo (Suriname). At the age of 2 she moved to the Netherlands, grew up in a musical family, and studied theatre design.
Felix Degenaar is jazz pianist and keyboardist. He finished studying in 1998 at the conservatory of Groningen. Nowadays he teaches piano and performs in several bands.
Hans Lass was born in Hamburg, and studied contrabass jazz music at the conservatories of Groningen and the Hague. Also he performs in several bands, and plays a French contrabass Mirecourt from 1870, a Fender Precision Fretless from 1974 and a Warwick Corvette Standard 4-string.
Sebastian Demydzuck is the drummer in Shjazz.