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A few words about the players.
NHIC Records
       nhic : atlas      

Group Photo
Nathan Bontrager - Cello,  Steve Asetta -  Saxophones, Stephen Zieminski - Drums
Adam Matlock - Clarinet, Jaime Paul Lamb - Bass,  Bob Gorry - Guitar 

Steve Asetta Steve began his career as an 18 year old playing in Black social clubs in Waterbury CT. He has since performed and/or recorded with Red Rodney, Dewey Redman, Ed Blackwell, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, N.R.B.Q., Little Feat, Brad Meldhau and a host of others from NYC to Northern Italy.

Nathan Bontrager Earned a Masters of Music at the University of Maryland where he founded The Experimental Music Performance Organization (TEMPO) and played with Mobtown Modern and the Great Noise Ensemble.  Now plays with Improv Trio Broadcloth, folk decocntructivists Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps, Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Orchestra and the American Baroque Orchestra.

Bob Gorry A Singular Guitarist with a rock, jazz and experimental music background, Bob leads the New Haven Improvisers Collective and several offshoot bands.  Bob has led NHIC through a conduction with Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris, a site specific long-form composition at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas, and a stream of new music at avant festivals and venues around New Haven.  Also produced 5 CDs for NHIC Records that have gotten national and international radio play and press.

Jaime Paul Lamb Performs on Acoustic and Electric Bass throughout the northeast, leading his own Jazz groups and playing with groups from electric latin to Americana.  Founder of the Minneapolis Free Music Society, a large collective of musicians engaged in experimental and free improvisation.

Adam Matlock Composes electronic music as G. Zarapanecko, and  neo-cabaret songs as An Historic.  Integral member of the Improv Trio Broadcloth, folk rebels Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and improv-electrominimalists Erasmus Quintet.  Has also performed with Anthony Braxton.

Stephen Zieminski
Stephen Zieminski is a multi-percussionist active in progressive rock and jazz circles. He has played with Greylyng, New Haven Improvisers Collective, Prestor John, Ed Lawrence and Carl Peters Orchestra, Butch Morris and Toy Masheen. He studied tabla from tabla maestro Kumar Das with additional guidance from Pt. Subhankar Banerjee.