||The Scenic Route
Kamikaze Ground Crew
Gina Leishman-alto sax, bass clarinet, accordion, piano, ukelele, keyboards, vocals; Doug Wieselman-soprano, alto, tenor & baritone sax, clarinet, electric guitar, mandolin, ukelele, penny whistle; Steven Bernstein-trumpet, piccolo trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, tuba; Jeff Cressman-trombone, baritone horn, slide whistle; Danny Frankel-percussion; Bob Lipton-tuba
The Kamikaze Ground Crew is often referred to as six horns and a drummer. The wide-ranging influences that the players bring to the group include jazz, European circus and street music, world folk, brass band, chamber music, and rock-and-roll. Among them, the members of Kamikaze Ground Crew play nearly forty instruments, and in their collective careers they have played with such musicians as Don Cherry, Brian Eno, Jon Hassell, Urban Verbs, Joseph Jarman, Carla Bley, Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, and others.