“Peter Knoll is a world-class player, and even better, he has his own unique style and voice.” -Guitar Player Zen Magazine.
Guitar Zens’s November 2007 award winner Peter Knoll has worked with bassist Mark E. Peterson (Cassandra Wilson, Lyle Lovett, Joan Baez) as well as Percussionists Hahlil (Roberta Flack), Gerardo Velez (Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Spyro Gyro) and Mike D. (Beastie Boys).
Amongst his students were the children of U2 guitarist “The Edge”, Diana Krall/Elvis Costello and the son of former Super Model Helena Christensen and "Walking Dead" actor Norman Reedus.
Christian Finger is an award-winning and critically acclaimed drummer, composer, and educator. He has played and recorded with renowned artists such as Lee Konitz, Ron Carter, Jeff Ballard, Dave Kikoski, among others.
Finger leads the Christian Finger Band in New York City, featuring the core unit of Vadim Neselovskyi and Adam Armstrong, as well as world-renowned guest musicians Rich Perry, Donny McCaslin, Dave Stryker, Zack Brock, and Dan Tepfer.
Christian Finger and Peter Knoll, both born in Germany, currently reside in New York City while Cincinnati native Christopher Braig is a resident of St. Louis, Missouri. Their current release In Your Maze was recorded at Brooklyn Bull Studio in Brooklyn, New York.
The recording was made using the highest-end vintage analog microphones, pre-amps, and processors and was engineered, mixed and mastered by Bob Weir. All of the songs on the album are spontaneous, unrehearsed compositions except for Song For Sean which is featured in the New York Jazz Film Festival Award-Winning Film Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard.
Christopher Braig is a nationally touring artist, and award-winning documentary filmmaker (2019 New York Jazz Film Festival). One of the few musicians primarily playing soprano saxophone & flute he has been described as passionately unconventional.
Recent performances include Forces In Motion Jazz Series with Lauren Lee at Silvana New York, New York, Everything 7.0 at Parkside Bar New York, NewYork and the Lilly Pad with Marilena Paradisi Boston, Massachusetts.
Just three words to describe the music of this unique trio.
Organic like breathing, the music ebbs and flows in the moment, unpredictable and following a path of unwritten rules.
Performing all over the East Coast and Midwest, their new Album “In Your Maze” is now available.
THE MAKING OF IN YOUR MAZE VIDEO
NEW ALBUM IN YOUR MAZE