David Winogrond (drums) and
(saxophones & flute) share an interest
in creating music beyond category. Their influences
include Coltrane, Miles, Ornette, Jimi Hendrix, Ramsey
Lewis, and MC5. "Invisible Cinema" is a phrase they
use to describe their music, but it is ultimately up
to the individual listener to draw meaning from the
sound portraits on this debut album.
David Winogrond started playing
drums at age eleven.
He has an extensive discography, dating back to 1972,
that includes many indie rock releases. He has toured
both Europe and North America on many occasions. He
played on a session with Davie Allan (of Davie Allan
and The Arrows) in 1988, became a band member in 1994,
and has been working with him ever since. He has also
played with To Damascus (Sylvia Juncosa), Pat Smear
(formerly with The Germs, Nirvana, and Foo Fighters),
and Skooshny (a recording-only band since 1975, with
whom he still works).
is primarily rock, but his ever
growing love of jazz led him to start recording a solo
album to satisfy this passion. By blending his love of
jazz and psychedelia, and then mixing this with the
influences of collaborators Jack Chandler and Arlan
Among his favorite drummers:
Elvin Jones, Mitch
Mitchell, Keith Moon, Gene Krupa, and Mo Tucker.
Jack Chandler, saxes and
flute, started playing
saxophone when he was seven years old. He attended the
Indiana University School of Music and has toured with
big band, r & b/gospel, circus, ska/rock and salsa
outfits in the U.S. and Europe. He has worked with
Sonny Simmons (formerly with Eric Dolphy and Charles
Mingus), Cliff Hugo (bass player from Supertramp),
Michael C. Ford (Pulitzer-nominated spoken word
artist), L.A. jazz icon Jimmie Maddin, and Ralph
Carney. He was also a member of the Miles Davis
inspired jazz-fusion outfit Bitches Brew, which won
Best Live Band at the 2000 San Francisco Bammy Awards.
Influences include Dexter
Gordon, Wayne Shorter, Gato
Barbieri, Maceo Parker, and Jimi Hendrix.