PICS: Moon Hooch at the Casbah

The saxophone-led dance/jazz group Moon Hooch blew their way through the world-famous Casbah recently.

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The dance/jazz group blew away a packed crowd on March 17.
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After forming in Brooklyn, New York in 2010, Moon Hooch got their start by busking in NYC Subway stations.
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The trio consists of Wenzl McGowen, Mike Wilbur and James Muschler (pictured).
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McGowen (pictured left) plays tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, contrabass clarinet, and an electronic wind synthesizer.
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Wilbur plays tenor saxophone, flute and clarinet, and also contributes vocals (pictured).
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The group is known for their dance-oriented, saxophone-based music.
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The members of the band met while attending the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in NYC.
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Their self-titled debut album was released in 2013 and peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart.
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Their second album, “This Is Cave Music,” was released on Sept. 16, 2014. They followed that with "Red Sky" in 2016, the "Joshua Tree" EP in 2017, a "Live at the Cathedral" album later that year -- and their newest effort, an EP titled "Light It Up" in 2018.
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Elena Shirin helped open the show and is an Austrian rooted singer, songwriter and photographer.
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Hometown producer/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Lavender Fields also performed. Her latest album, "Music Beyond Music," was released last June and has since followed it with a new EP titled "Gravitude."
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