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The spirit of Little Wooden Bridge is as difficult to encapsulate as to attempting to catch the wind.  Like trying to catch a firefly in a Brooklyn night, try as you might… they are fleeting gestures. 

The flow of the melodic elements of the trio can be described as not-quite Jazz, almost Classical, and perhaps Pop. 

A trio with roots in multiple styles of music, Little Wooden Bridge is the coming together of years in the making. Kai Kurosawa and Ian Rapien performed extensively in their college years in Boston, Massachusetts, exploring the boundaries between improvised instrumental music in the realms of Jazz, Rock and Electronica. 

Chuck van Heacke and Kai have spent the better part of a decade in a duo setting perfecting the battery of a trio setting, performed by two musicians (with Kurosawa performing the Bass, Guitar, and Harmony parts simultaneously). Rapien and Kurosawa performed extensively in college in a trio setting, and have reconnected seamlessly and naturally upon Rapien's return to California.  The results with all three members have left audience members mesmerized, dazzled, and intrigued. 

Since their inception in 2022, Little Wooden Bridge has performed in person including the NAMM show 2022, Lo's Backyard Artist Series in Seattle, Washington, and numerous locations in and around Los Angeles, CA.  They have also created a well-received vlog series, called "Konstruction Diaries", documenting behind the scenes footage and the preperatory work going into performances and videos. 

Please do stay tuned, as the future will likely continue to keep you attempting to catch the wind, or perhaps trying to describe the intangible.