koplant no

joel vanderheyden - saxophone
brian lewis smith - trumpet
drew morton - bass
rob baner - drums

Koplant No is a forward-thinking ensemble that incorporates elements of jazz, electronic music, and progressive rock. Their influences include Radiohead, Telefon Tel Aviv, Beck, J Dilla, Garbage Factory and Happy Apple. The band features Brian Lewis Smith on trumpet and laptop, Drew Morton on bass, Rob Baner on drums and samples, and Joel Vanderheyden on saxophone. The band has been developing it's unique sound in the Iowa City area with performances at the Mill, Industry, the Yacht Club and the Iowa City Jazz Festival (2008, 2009). Joel Vanderheyden's debut album on the Mize record label, "Complete Life", features Koplant No and has recently been dubbed "CD of the Month" for August 2009 at Jazz 88.3 FM KCCK. You can currently hear tracks from the new album in regular rotation on Eastern Iowa's jazz radio station.

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