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Moon Hooch

Brooklyn jazz-punk groovesters Moon Hooch returns to The Saint on March 25, along with The Accidentals, a jazzy folk band from Traverse City, Michigan. Wenzl McGowen and Mike Wilbur attack each number primarily with saxophones, playing both support and lead roles, but they also add a bit of synth, clarinet, the occasional vocal, and interesting elements such as an electronic ...

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Moon Hooch meets John Coltrane in the cosmos

Imagine what John Coltrane’s music would sound like today if he was still alive. That’s the idea behind Brooklyn’s Moon Hooch, which uses instruments to create electronic sounds. The trio has a name for its unique musical genre. “We call it ‘cave music’ because it’s house music but with live instruments, so it’s more primitive,” said Michael Wilbur, who plays ...

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