Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra
Sean Noonan: drums; Tim Dahl: bass; Paul-Alexandre Meurens-sax.
The Hub With the spit-in-yer-face attitude of punk, and the muzo-sophistication of jazz, The Hub can make you punch the air with joy or drop your jaw with amazement in the same tune. Their cutting edge blend of styles is perfect for its time - our time! Fred Grand- Jazz Review Out of the Brooklyn underground, THE HUB create a sonic amalgam to jazz/punk, no-wave, and hard core that lead to music that is raw, fresh, and original. Since 1998, The magical duo of Sean Noonan- drums and Tim Dahl ñbass have been driving THE HUB with their interactive unique approach to the rhythm section. In 2004, Paul Meurens joined the group and gave THE HUB a jump start after they were involved horrible car accident. Meurens (alto saxophone) who is also a guitarist is a perfect match intensifying and broadening the groups sound with his sharp electronic and cool vocalist saxophone style. The hungry young players in THE HUB have a voracious appetite for far-flung sounds, Charles Ives, Busta Rhymes and Slayer pin them to a specific place and time: namely New York City at the dawn of the new millennium.- The Metro, UK THE HUB has excited audiences in over 13 countries, performing in some of the most respected music venues such as, The Knitting Factory, Copenhagen Jazz House, and U.K's The Wardrobe. There original compositions shock audiences where they have earned a loyal fan base worldwide. HUB fans have even been known to travel up to six hours to see them perform. In London Jazz critic John Fordham described them as, Maniacally exhilarating, gripping in its precision and energy, a real breath of fresh air.