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Current projects

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Lossy Codecs

Large ensemble exploring unique mechanisms of information transfer between director and performers.

 -- See the page

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Says Things

Trumpet/drums/laptop electroacoustic glitch-jazz duo.

 -- See the page

 -- Listen to the album

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Trumpet/sax/bass/laptop experimental chamber trio.

 -- See the page

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The Great Collapsing Hrung

Trumpet/guitar/bass/drums, free-jazz/grunge/americana quartet.

 -- See the page

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Grizzled Visage

​​​​Derek Worthington, trumpet

Joo Won Park, electronics

Ben Willis, bass


Electroacoustic noise/improvisation trio.

Hiatus projects


The Arbor Composers Collective

Large ensemble dedicated to the creation and performance of original, experimental music.

 -- See the page

 -- Listen to the album



Bethanni Grecynski, trombone

Eric Schweizer, clarinet/saxophones

Derek Worthington, trumpet

Ben Rolston, bass

​​Drew Schmieding, drums

Traditional and original Balkan-inspired music played with contemporary funk band instrumentation.

 -- Check out our first album


Mountain Shark

Dave Haugey, cello, vocals

Derek Worthington, trumpet

Brad Kuykendall, violin

​​Jon Taylor, drums


Cellist/singer/composer Dave Haughey's creative folk/pop/country/jazz/world music quartet.

 -- Buy the album

Marcus Elliot's Beyond Rebellious

Large ensemble mixing Marcus's joyful compositions with directed improvisation.

 -- Marcus' website

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