The Members of One Ring Zero (Past and Present)

Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and producer. He is a founding member of One Ring Zero. His most recent works include a solo album titled Songs For Ice Cream Trucks and the website Songs For Newsworthy News. As a writer, Michael’s work has appeared in such journals as McSweeney’s, Parenthetical Note, and Post Road. He hosts a podcast series with Rick Moody called Eighteen Fifty Nine and is a producer for the website Cassette From My Ex. Hearst has performed and given lectures and workshops at universities, museums, and cultural centers around the world. He has appeared on such shows as NPR’s Fresh Air, A+E’s Breakfast With The Arts, and NBC’s The Today Show.

Composer, performer, producer, Joshua Camp, grew up in the Central Virginia area. He received a Bachelor’s of Music from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992, with a concentration in music composition. His interest in free reed and other little-known instruments began and developed during his seven years as an accordion and harmonica technician at Hohner. His various musical projects have included, folk, rock, modern music ensembles, experimental cabaret, as well as collaborations with artists working in film, theater, sculpture, and dance. Joshua has played accordion on the recent Broadway productions of “Fiddler On The Roof”, and “Three Penny Opera”, as well as for the music score of Tom Stoppard’s “The Coast of Utopia” at the Lincoln Center.
Timothy Quigley is a percussionist/multi-instrumentalist and composer living in Brooklyn. Timothy is accomplished in playing in a wide variety of styles and contexts on the drum set as well as congas, doumbek, def, riq, tapan and frame drums. He has collaborated with such talents as Andy Statman, Jon Birdsong, Jessica Lurie, Dan Cantrell, Ryan Francesconi, and Mocha Ishibashi. He has worked extensively as a sideman, sharing the stage with notables such as Smokey Hormel, Frank London, Ron Miles, Doug Wieselman, Reuben Radding, Brad Shepik, Allen Ginsburg, Cheb Nasro, Charming Hostess, and Golem.
Ian Riggs grew up in a musical family near Washington, DC, attended the Oberlin Conservatory and the Mannes College of Music/New School University. He has studied with Cleveland Orchestra members Scott Haigh and Tom Sperl, and former New York Philharmonic principal bassist John Schafer, as well as with world-class jazz musicians and composers such as Reggie Workman and Cecil Bridgwater. Ian has performed and recorded with Ethan Lipton, Doug Wamble, Howard Fishman, and Roswell Rudd.

Until Ben Homes, our trumpet player, supplies us with a picture and bio (which we asked for over three months ago), he will be represented by Chuck Mangione.



Paul Watson
banjo/cornet/guitar

Lee Epstein
drums/percussion

Anthony Mascorro
trumpet

Randy Mendicino
bass



Scot Fitzsimmons
bass

Matt Grason
bass

Drew McKeon
drums/mandolin

John Gotschalk
guitar/drums



Sean Moran
guitar/banjo

Karen Waltuch
viola