October 26, 2001
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Scrapple from the Apple will present an evening of original compositions and jazz standards on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. at the Frontroom in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. The show is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

Scrapple features Amherst College music professor Dana Gooley on piano, the college’s director of jazz studies Bruce Diehl on saxophones, Stephan Crump ’94, on bass, Dave Ballou on trumpet and John Hollenbeck on drums. Crump, Ballou and Hollenbeck are all based in New York City; Diehl and Gooley play in the Pioneer Valley.

Crump now has recorded two albums, Tuckahoe on the Accurate Record label, and Poems and Other Things on his own record label, Papillon Sounds. The New York Times wrote that in a recent performance Crump “laid down hard and infinitely subdivided jazz-funk patterns.” He has a Website at http://www.stephancrump.com. Drummer John Hollenbeck has a We site at http://www.johnhollenbeck.com and has many albums and recordings to his credit.