Stephen Haynes / cornet
Dan Clucas / cornet
Taylor Ho Bynum / cornet
Ben Stapp / tuba
Eric Rosenthal / drums and percussion
Stephen Haynes returns to Real Art Ways to premier a new project – Knuckleball – a “pocket brass band.” RAW listeners will be familiar with Haynes from the long-running Improvisations series, co-curated with Joe Morris.
With Knuckleball, Haynes has gathered some old friends – Taylor Ho Bynum and Ben Stapp – and invited a guest artist Dan Clucas, based in Los Angeles. The drummer – Eric Rosenthal – may be familiar to area listeners as a member of Naftules Dream, the iconic avant-klezmer ensemble that has recorded for John Zorn’s Tzadik label. Expect the unexpected with this new group!