The Experimental Ensemble of Cape Cod
MORE ADVANCED STUDENTS CAN AUDITION TO PLAY WITH XENSEMBLE, OUR SCHOOL BAND
In almost continuous operation since 1986, The Experimental Ensemble of Cape Cod is a modern concert band performing all-original compositions featuring an eclectic blend of jazz, rock, blues, classical, ethnic and world influences. Check out our Facebook page at The Experimental Ensemble of Cape Cod.
Made up mostly of Scotty's current and former students, XENSEMBLE has included many fine players over the years including guitarists Joe Justice, Brian Oakley, Rich Klopfer and Brandon Sylvia ... bassists Kempton Parker, Scott Dean, Mike Pachico, Marco Montez, Keith Woody, Bill Carpenter and Cameron Hall ... keyboardists Bob Marr, Bret Saylor, Paula Hudson and Nancy Stafford ... and percussionists Dave Dickie, Steve Lamoreaux and Brendan Medeiros. The late-great Dick Wetmore provided awesome solos on violin and coronet.
The current lineup features Scotty West on keyboards and guitar ...Berke McKelvey on saxes, flute and EWI ... Gary Raymond vocalist and MC ... Brian Lamont on keyboards ... Susan McBride on guitars ... Graham Werner on basses ... and Jason Wamboldt on electronic percussion.
2020 is looking like our best year ever for playing concerts around The Cape. Contact us here at Scotty's Music School for booking information.