Hazmat Modine

Elson has been a featured member of the NYC based Hazmat Modine since 2008. This rootsy, bluesy, funky, world-musicy band has toured over 38 countries around the world.

Musicians / The Band

HAZMAT MODINE draws from the rich soil of American music of the 20's and 30's through to the 50's and early 60's, blending elements of early Blues, Hokum Jugband, Swing, Klezmer, New Orleans R & B, and Jamaican Rocksteady.

  • Wade Schuman - Diatonic Harmonica, Lute Guitar, Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Joseph Daley - Sousaphone
  • Pamela Fleming - Trumpet
  • Steve Elson - Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Duduk, Piccolo
  • Kevin Garcia - Drums, Percussion
  • Michaela Gomez - Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Steel Guitar
  • Reut Regev - Trombone, Flugabone, Slide Trumpet
  • Erik Della Penna - Guitar, Banjitar, Vocals
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Recordings with Hazmat Modine

  • Bahamut (Barbes and Jaro)
  • Cicada (Barbes and Jaro)
  • Hazmat Modine Live (Jaro)
  • Extra Deluxe Supreme (Jaro)

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Articles & Quotes

TimeOut Moscow (Russia)

A truly mysterious band about which the only sure thing to say is this: It is extremely New York. Only in that huge metropolis can collectives like this blossom and grow and could invent such an amazing combination of music based out of so many genres…