Innovative. Talented. Energetic. These words are often used to describe the members of the inventive band, Big Blitz. Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, this group was born from the musical genres of dance, rock, and jazz improvisation. This creative, dynamic trio is comprised of Lucas Ciesielski (tenor and bari sax), Nick Grabigel (drums and guitar) and Mason Ciesielski (tenor sax and modular synthesizer). Inspired by the sounds of saxophone-and-percussion-based bands known to busk in the subway stations of New York City, Big Blitz’s members write and perform their own original tunes which contain a powerful, electrified and hip sound. Big Blitz is guaranteed to transform any of your preconceived notions of the music that can be created by a saxophone-and-drum trio.
Big Blitz has performed at major venues and festivals in the Pittsburgh, PA area and nationally. Big Blitz has appeared with both internationally and nationally touring acts, including Moon Hooch, Too Many Zooz, Lucky Chops, Tim Reynolds (lead guitarist for Dave Matthews) and TR3, Bob Lanzetti (founder of Snarky Puppy), Ripe, Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds and The Funky Dawgz Brass Band.
Dance, electronic, rock