Posted by themusicsover on August 28, 2012
DOB Unknown – August 19, 2012
Shimrit Shoshan was an up-and-coming pianist who had been taking the New York jazz scene by storm over the past few years. Born near Tel Aviv, Israel, Shoshan took to music at an early age. Naturally gifted, she was accepted to a prestigious arts high school even though she had had no prior music training. After graduating, Shoshan served in the Israeli Army and then moved to New York where she continued her education. In 2010, Shoshan released her first and only album, Keep It Movin’ to critical acclaim. Shimrit Shoshan was 29 when she died of cardiac arrest on August 19, 2012.