SHADOPLAY is an original Jazz, Funk, Reggae and Latin Band from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our band puts on an energetic performance with some of the top musician’s in Calgary.

About Shadoplay Jazz Music

The unique sound of Shadoplay is made up of Alex Hutchison on fret-less and fretted basses, Prashant John’s refreshing guitar and driving the beat – Enoc Velazquez.



Shadoplay at Lolitas

Live at Lolita’s Lounge, April 17, 2015.

SHADOPLAY is named after Joni Mitchell’s painting “Shadowplay” that is the cover of an LA Express album “Shadowplay.” Originally formed in 1981, Alex restarted SHADOPLAY with Peter Strietman in December 2006.  Enoc rejoined the band in April, 2015. Prashant joined the band in April, 2015.

SHADOPLAY performs in a variety of settings, such as lounges, night clubs, festivals, auto museums, vintage schools, hair salons and art galleries. For bookings  call:

Alex Hutchison  at 403 225 1134 or email:

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