Kamikaze Ground Crew


  • Doug Wieselman – clarinets, saxophones, electric guitar
  • Gina Leishman – saxophone, bass clarinet, keyboards, vocals
  • Steven Bernstien – trumpet, slide trumpet
  • Peter Apfelbaum – saxophones
  • Art Baron – trombone Marcus Rojas – tuba
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums

Kamikaze Ground Crew – originally formed to accompany the Flying Karamazov Brother for their more extended theatrical productions, this band became the vehicle for Wieselman’s and Leishmans original compositions and arrangements. Steven Bernstein also contributes compositions and arrangements.  They have released 5 cd’s on various labels including New World, Koch and Busmeat.     Over the years the players have changed depending on circumstances and geography. Past players include –   Danny Frankel – drums Ralph Carney – clarinet, alto saxphone Jeff Cressman – trombone Bob Lipton – tuba Howard Patterson – trombone Paul Magid – clarinet, alto saxophone Bud Case – tuba