Fri 15 May 2020
REARear Records presents ZEDSIX: THE SHAPE OF JAZZ a full length debut album ‘The Shape of Jazz’ is the debut release by Zvi Belling aka ZEDSIX, producer, composer and bass player. The album is part of an ongoing experiment in reworking American and African jazz standards through hip-hop.  
An all-star series of collaborations investigate the intersection of boom-bap and be-bop, re-configured to sound like the future! This full length debut album is a fresh set of performed and sampled sounds reimagining the golden era of hip-hop and jazz.  


The album illuminates ZEDSIX in a series of musical prtraits with a stellar array of jazz and hip hop artists including Mike Zoot, Cazeaux Oslo, Frank Yamma, Keyon & Emanuel Harrold, Prowla, Chet Faker, Fem Belling, Nick Lester, Stogie T, Solillaquists Of Sound, Onesixth, Barney Rachabane, Lemi Ghariokwu, D-Fro, Tumi The Be, Mina Yu, Chris Mcnulty, Mantra, J-Red, Robbie Thorpe, Tom Showtimeo and more! 

Virtual launch 

The Shape of Jazz launches at 6pm Friday 15 May 2020 with a ten minute online listening party video at