Bassist Tony Scherr
was born in New Haven, Connecticut and is a self taught player.
He has lived in New York for a decade now currently playing electric
and acoustic bass and occasionally slide or electric guitar in
the following bands: John Lurie and The Lounge Lizards, Joey Baron,
Sex Mob, Slowpoke, Jesse Harris, Micheal Blake, Dennis Mackrel's
Manhattan Symphony and the Ferdinandos, Maria Schneider Orchestra,
and the Canadian rock band Chris Brown and Kate Fenner. Recent
experience includes working with Dakota Staton, Woody Herman,
Al Grey, Jon Faddis, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, Sophie B.
Hawkins, Junior Cook, Brad Shepick & The Commuters, Wolfgang Muthspiel,
Stanley Turrentine, Steve Kuhn and Tricky. Tony also composes
and has played on film scores with John Lurie, Evan Lurie, Howard
Shore and with members of Sonic Youth.
Wollesen grew up in Santa Cruz, California and has since lived
and worked in New York for the past 6 years. He has played with
John Zorn, Marc Ribot, John Medeski, Tom Waits, Sean Lennon, Mitchell
Froom, Big John Patton, John Lurie, Madeleine Peyroux, Jessica
Williams and Myra Melford. In addition to his touring work with
Frisell he currently works with trumpeter Steven Bernstein's group
Sex Mob, with Slow Poke and guitarist Leni Stern.