Welcome to the home of drummer/bandleader, educator, and Certified Personal Trainer Shirazette Tinnin. Shirazette is excited about sharing her musical life with you along with healthy techniques to keep you feeling and looking your best. She finished her debut album Humility: Purity of My Soul and it released on February 3rd, 2014 at Le Poisen Rouge alongside her Hot Tone Music Labelmates!Since then 2014 has brought some amazing musical adventures with her band The Shirazette Experiment Jazztet and various collaborations with other artist from Toshi Reagon, to Mimi Jones, Camille Thurman, Willerm Delisfort, David Boykin (Chicago), Gabriel Alegria, Nicole Mitchell, and Afrikkanitha to name a few. You can find Shirazette in and out of the country year round!
2012 and 2013 were great years for her as she shared the stage with Alicia Keys on BET's 2012 Annual "Black Girls Rock". A show that honors outstanding girls and women of color. She was in the studio with various artist including Tia Fuller with her new album "Angelic Warrior" alongside Terri Lyne Carrington, John Pattituci, and Rudy Royston. She did a major CD release party at Blue NOTE with Boston based ensemble, "Women of the World" for their new CD "Kolors". She was in the studio working with Gabriel Alegria for February 2012 release of a beautiful Afro-Peruvian Album called "City of Kings". Camille Thurman's Origins and Mimi Jone's Balance. Shirazette's versatility is keeping her busy and in demand as a drumset artist / percussionist. Check her discography out for more past and future appearances.
Shirazette was super excited about performing with South African artist Hugh Masekela on January 20th,2012 at The African American Black Church Inaugural Ball, D.C. With that being said stay in touch because 2014 has been just as fruitful as 2012/2013.