Postmarks is a duo with saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne. Their first album Western Ave was recorded in Chicago (2005) and released as a limited- edition CD on Luminescence
Records. The 100 copies were packaged in unique covers, each a handcrafted collage from 1920s Chicago postcards by T . Kellers of STUDIO TWEL VE 3. For National Parks, Hauf and Bayne went to Vienna, Austria to record with guitarexperimentalist Martin Siewert. Musical outlines for the pieces were inspired by U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters from the 1930s and 1940s.
Boris Hauf (*1974 London, UK) works as musician, composer, curator and lecturer . He plays reeds, keyboards, computer-based applications, cymbals and bells and tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and, if necessary, as a solo artist. Hauf composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. Current projects include: efzeg, Owl & Mack, Postmarks, The Understated Brown (aka TUB), Severe Moral Purity, Next Delusion, Proxemics,…
Releases on: Hathut, Grob, Durian, Hathut, Extraplatte, Boxmedia, En/Of, Cheap, and many more Discography recent (2011/12):
Boris Hauf Sextet - Next Delusion [clean feed]
Hauf/Hess/Jackson/Juun - Proxemics [creative sources]
Postmarks - B Hauf/D Bayne [luminesence]
D Bayne graduated from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition where he studied with Allen Gimbel and Ken Schaphorst. Whil e in school, he earned a Downbeat Magazine music award for best original composition and the Sammy Nestico award for .......