A HAWK AND A HACKSAW

Started as a solo project in 2000 by accordionist and drummer Jeremy Barnes (formerly of Neutral Milk Hotel)  and named after a line in Cervantes'Don Quixote, AHAAH became a duo in 2004 when Barnes met violinist Heather Trost. The pair began an adventure that took them to Zece Prajini, Romania and then to Budapest, Hungary where they lived for two years, staying with trumpeter Ferenc Kovacs who taught them much about Hungry and its music, when not hunting wild boars and making wine. While there, they toured Europe with Kovacs and some of Hungary’s finest folk musicians. They have made countless... Read »