Sex Mob

Sex Mob

Sex Mob is a New York City jazz band, originally formed as a Knitting Factory vehicle for Steven Bernstein to exercise his slide trumpet. Sex Mob's sets feature a high proportion of covers, usually familiar pop songs, given a humorous, but avant garde treatment. Bernstein points out that this is a return to a fundamental jazz tradition, to take a familiar song then disassemble and reassemble.



  • Din of Inequity - 1998 - Knitting Factory Records, guests: John Medeski (keys), Adam Levy and London McDaniels (guitars).
  • Solid Sender - 2000 - Knitting Factory Records, guests include DJ Logic (tables)
  • Theatre & Dance - 2000 - Sex Mob arrangements of Duke Ellington tunes commissioned for a dance performance, and Steven Bernstein compositions commissioned for a revival of Mae West's play Sex
  • Sex Mob does Bond - 2001 - Ropeadope Records guests include John Medeski (keys)
  • Dime Grind Palace - 2003 - Ropeadope Records. guests include Roswell Rudd (trombone), John Kruth (mandolin), Peter Apfelbaum (melodica, tenor saxophone, organ), Mark Stewart (guitar), Marcus Rojas (trumpet, tuba), & Scott Robinson (alto clarinet, saxophone).
  • Sexotica - 2006 - Thirsty Ear



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