Jam rock heavy hitters Spafford returned to the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY for this first time in almost three years last Friday, January 20, 2023. They brought their new keyboardist Cory Schechtman, from the New Motif, a slate of thick grooves with deep improvisation, and a pair of vibrant covers along for the occasion. Escaper, the jamtronica inspired quartet from Brooklyn, NY, provided their support.

The high energy, Brooklyn based dance meets jam rock squad Escaper released their brand new album Spaceship to a full house at the Sultan Room in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood on November 5, 2022. Led by guitarist Will Hanza, this group is a well known local gem amongst those in the NYC metro region.

Escaper is a progressive rock dance band based in New York City. Defined as “one who breaks free from confinement,” Escaper’s lush and complex music knows no earthly bounds. The quartet builds intricate tracks using layer upon layer of harmonious soundscapes, transporting the listeners on an auditory journey. Their live performances are equally stunning, as they deliver dazzling improvisation alongside moving lyrics.

On December 30th, The Brooklyn Jam Syndicate and Magic Sky Present a Phish After Party at Bowery Electric featuring Jam of Thrones. Composed of members of New York jamband staples Escaper, Space Bacon, and Dead Wrong, Jam of Thrones honors the music of the Grateful Dead, Phish, and the Disco Biscuits.

Today, Brooklyn-based jam quartet Escaper announced the release of their third studio album, Apotheosis. Recorded and mixed by John Davis at The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, NY, the album is the band’s first release with their new four-piece lineup. Apotheosis is Escaper’s first release in over two years - the band is clearly back with a vengeance. The six-track album carefully traverses a myriad of soundscapes, carefully blending musical complexity with toe-tapping accessibility.

Brooklyn-based jam project Escaper released the new single “Open Sky.” The track is Escaper’s first official studio release in almost two years and is the first offering from their upcoming studio album, Apotheosis, due on June 19th. “Open Sky” finds particular salience in the midst of our current pandemic - the contemplative, melodic tune is a necessary reminder that we should all take time to celebrate the simple beauty of human existence.

We've all been there... that special balance when we are in the zone. Can't miss a shot, or say the wrong thing. In the sauce, but not drowning in it. Perfect amount. That place in space-time where everything is aligned and nothing can go wrong. Shooting pool on an alien spaceship, against aliens, and winning.

Brooklyn-based band Escaper are set to release their debut album, Skeleton Key, on May 12, 2017 via Ropeadope Records. The definition of the word “Escaper” is “one who escapes confinement,” an iconic testament for the group’s players who thrive in an open-ended musical environment, described by Live For Live Music as “…danceable spacey jams.”

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