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Shayna Dulberger has been living and performing in the NYC area since 2003. You can catch her slapping upright bass in her old timey band Nifty Knuckles, rocking out on electric bass in band Chaser and exploring textures and found sounds on tape collages in noise project HOT DATE. Dulberger has appeared on over a dozen recordings mostly in the free jazz genre. She has performed in ensembles led by William Parker, Ras Moshe, Bill Cole, Charles Gayle, Jonathan Moritz and Chris Welcome. She plays electric bass on Cellular Chaos’s record Diamond Teeth Clenched (Skin Graft). Dulberger (b. 1983) is from Mahopac, NY. She attended Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division in High School and was awarded a Bachelor of Music from Mason Gross School of The Arts Conservatory, Rutgers University where she majored in Jazz Performance. Aside from performing she currently teaches music in a private school in queens and is a trained Suzuki bass teacher.

 

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Selected Discography

Leader

  • 2013 “Ache & Flutter” Shayna Dulberger (Yoni Kretzmer – sax, Chris Welcome – guitar, Shayna Dulberger – upright Bass, Carlo Costa – drums) Empty Room Music
  • 2011 "The Basement Recordings" Shayna Dulberger (Shayna Dulberger - Upright Bass, Loop Pedal) Empty Room Music
  • 2006 “TheKillMeTrio” (Darius Jones – alto sax, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, Jason Nazary – drums) Dulberger

Collaborator/Sideman

  • 2014 “Burns on Continuum”  HOT DATE (Chris Welcome – guitar, electronics, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, electronics)
    Talking Skull
  • 2013 “HOT DATE” HOT DATE (Chris Welcome – guitar, electronics, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, electronics)
    Talking Skull
  • 2012 Apocalypso (Walter Wright – analog synth, Chris Welcome – guitar, pedals, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, pedals)
  • 2012 “Secret Tempo” Jonathan Moritz (Jonathan Moritz - soprano & tenor, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, Mike Pride - drums) Hot Cup Records
  • 2011 “Luz” Chris Welcome (Jonathan Moritz - soprano & tenor, Chris Welcome - guitar, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, John McLellan - drums) Empty Room Music
  • 2011 "Untempered Ensemble" Bill Cole (Bill Cole - digeridoo, nagaswarm, sona, shenai, Warren Smith - multiple percussion, glockenspiel, Joe Daley - euphonium, tuba, Atticus Cole - hand drums, multiple percussion, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, Ras Moshe - tenor saxophone, Althea SullyCole - vocals) Shadrack, Inc
  • 2009 “Refrain” The Chris Welcome Quartet (Jonathan Moritz - soprano & tenor, Chris Welcome - guitar, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, John McLellan - drums) Empty Room Music
  • 2008 "Double Sunrise Over Neptune" William Parker (Lewis Barnes - trumpet, Rob Brown - alto sax, Bill Cole - double reeds, Sabir Mateen - tenor sax, clarinet, Dave Sewelson - baritone sax, Jason Kao Hwang - violin, Mazz Swift - violin, Jessica Pavone - viola, Shiau-Shu Yu - cello, Joe Morris - guitar, banjo, Brahim Frigbane - oud, Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay - voice, Shayna Dulberger - bass, Gerald Cleaver - drums, Hamid Drake - drums, William Parker - double reeds, DOSON’ngoni, conductor) Aum Fidelity
  • 2008 “Beware of The Hurry Sickness” The Young Equestrians (Mikey Freedom Hart – keyboards, electronics, other things, Chris Welcome – accordion, guitar, cello, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, Rich Levinson – drums) SR 
  • 2008 “At the Stroke of Twelve” The Push-Pull Quartet (Ben Miller – alto & c melody sax, Chris Welcome - guitar, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, John McLellan – drums) Tigerasylum 
  • 2008 “Introducing The E.R.A.” (Jonathan Moritz - soprano & tenor, Marcus Cummins – alto & soprano sax, Ryan Snow – trombone, Chris Welcome - guitar, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, John McLellan – drums, Juan Pablo Carletti – drums) Empty Room Music 
  • 2007 “Singular” (Daniel Carter – alto & tenor, Bb clarinet, flute and trumpet, Chris Welcome – guitar, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, John McLellan – drums) Empty Room Music
  • 2007 "The Chris Welcome Quartet" (Jonathan Moritz - soprano & tenor, Chris Welcome - guitar, Shayna Dulberger - upright bass, John McLellan - drums) Tigerasylum
  • 2007 “Transcendence” (The Ras Ensemble: Ras Moshe – saxophones,percussion, flutes,
    Dave Ross – guitar, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, Rashid Bakr – drums) KMB Jazz
  • 2006 “Everything is Everything” (Daniel Carter – reeds and trumpet, Jeffrey Shurdut – guitar, feedback, Chris Welcome – cello, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass) NO LABELS
  • 2006 “People Get Rewarded For What I am Condemned For” (Jeff Shurdut – guitar, feedback, Welf Dorr – sax, Chris Welcome – cello, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass) NO LABELS
  • 2006 “Live @ Goodbye Blue Monday” Tracks 1 and 5 (Mambo Mantis: Bonnie Kane – sax, flute, efx, Blaise Siwula – reeds, Ray Sage – drums, Jordon Schranz – bass, Shayna Dulberger – bass) W.O.O Music
  • 2006 “Wound Unwound and Within” (Chris Welcome – guitar, Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, John McLellan - drums) Welcome