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Chicago-Area Heisenberg Uncertainty Players Make Music Outside the Big Band Box

Chicago-Area Heisenberg Uncertainty Players Make Music Outside the Big Band Box

WDCB's Gary Zidek talks to John Dorhauer the founder and music director of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players.

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"We have standard jazz big band instrumentation, but we do very little straight-ahead swing type stuff. Most of our music kinda fits more of a rock, or R&B or fusion type genre, and even melding in some classical elements as well. So, it's for people who like big band, but it expands beyond that." - John Dorhauer talking about the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players music styles.

 John Dorhauer, founder and music director of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players

John Dorhauer, founder and music director of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players

Some people might associate big bands with a very specific type of music, John Dorhauer the founder of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players describes the group as a new music jazz big band … that doesn’t act like a traditional big band.

 Members of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Playesr

Members of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Playesr

HUP has monthly gigs at the Chicago Magic Lounge and Phyllis' Musical Inn. And the band will be performing music from the Beatles' Abbey Road on Saturday September 9 at the West End Arts Festival in downtown LaGrange.

 Members of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players walking across a street (like Abbey Road)

Members of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players walking across a street (like Abbey Road)

You can learn more about the Heisenberg Uncertainty Players and check out some of the band's other musical projects at huplayers.com

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Music Writer Peter Margasak Ready For Next Chapter

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