Hildegard celebrates the release of its self-titled debut Tuesday, April 28 at Gasa Gasa.
Throughout their many projects, New Orleans musicians Sasha Masakowski and Cliff Hines have explored and discovered new sounds in contemporary and more traditional jazz scenes, from Masakowski's internationally acclaimed vocal prowess to Hines' radical experiments with bands and artists throughout the city and beyond. With their latest joint venture Hildegard, bandleaders Masakowski and Hines — joined by drummer G. Maxwell Zemanovic, bassist Max Moran and guitarist John Maestas — find inspiration in progressive, experimental rock and art pop. Listen to "Siren Song" from the band's self-titled debut album below:
Before the band embarks on a monthlong tour in May, Hildegard performs an album release show at 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at Gasa Gasa, followed by a performance at the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 3 in the NOCCA Pavilion.