Human Life index is an all instrumental rock fusion band based in California and has been performing as an instrumental act since May 2003. Founding members David Gaziel (drums/percussion) and Ali Shayesteh (guitars/saz/bouzouki) added talented musicians such as James Sudakow on Electric Violin/Viola, Jennifer Spingola on Electric 6-String Violin, Jen Kuhn on Electric Cello, Tina Guo on Electric Cello and Jessica Catron on Cello to create new, innovative and exciting music. With their new and fresh sound, they will take you on a journey through odd times and imagination, and for listeners who are familiar with Mahavishnu Orchestra, Miles Davis, King Crimson, Mike Oldfield and the like; this music will be very enjoyable. Since their start Human Life Index has opened for some great artists such as Steve Vai, King's X, EchoBrain, Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie), Lili Haydn (George Clinton), Apex Theory and more.

Musicians that have performed and/or recorded with Human Life Index

James Sudakow

Electric Violin / Viola


David Gaziel

Drums, Cymbals, Percussion


Ali Shayesteh

Guitars, Bouzouki, Saz, Oud


Jennifer Spingola

Electric 6-String Violin


Jen Kuhn

Electric Cello


Jessica Catron



Tina Guo

Electric Cello



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