Taylor Ho Bynum

*Photo by Peter Gannushkin


Taylor Ho Bynum & SpiderMonkey Strings

  • Taylor Ho Bynum - cornet
  • Kyoko Kitamura - voice
  • Jason Kao Hwang - violin
  • Jessica Pavone - viola
  • Tomas Ulrich - cello
  • Pete Fitzpatrick - guitar
  • Joseph Daley - tuba
  • Luther Gray - drums

Named after two mythical tricksters, Anansi the Spider of West Africa and the Monkey King of China, SpiderMonkey Strings is an improvising chamber ensemble that released two albums: Madeleine Dreams (Firehouse 12, 2010), featuring music inspired by Madeleine is Sleeping, the award-winning novel by THB’s sister Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, and Other Stories (Three Suites) (482 Music, 2005), THB’s recording debut as sole composer/bandleader.

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