The Greater Tri-State Jellyfish Council Presents
Rob Schwimmer and Mark Stewart in...
«Mad genius should always be this fun!»
Ben Sisario The New York Times
«Mind-numbing virtuosity and rib-tickling wit — that's Polygraph
Lounge. They take words and music apart and put them back together in
astonishing and hilariously unexpected ways.»
Peter Schickele, discoverer of P.D.Q. Bach
|Listen to Rob and Mark interviewed on KUAR Public Radio's Arts & Letters, first broadcast on Friday, November 8, 2019.|
Photo: Julie Mardin
Plundering the common cultural currency of yesterday, today and tomorrow, Polygraph Lounge is a virtuosic duo specializing in musical hilarity/anarchy in the Spike Jones tradition.
Polygraph Lounge at Carnegie Hall
Polygraph Lounge and Peter Schickele
of P.D.Q. Bach fame
Who's the guy with Mark?
Polygraph Lounge is Rob Schwimmer and Mark Stewart. Individually they have worked with Paul Simon, Wayne Shorter, Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson, Bang on a Can, Stevie Wonder, Annette Peacock, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Willie Nelson, Anthony Braxton, Kurt Vonnegut, Eliot Feld, Fred Frith, Sam Rivers, Burt Bacharach, Muddy Waters, Alwin Nikolai, Vernon Reid, John Cale, Sammy Davis Jr., Hanson, Bette Midler, Adam Guettel, Queen Latifah, as well as Simon and Garfunkel (collectively).
Polygraph Lounge is what they do when their keepers aren't looking.
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