viperHouse

viperHouse

A nine-piece band from Vermont, Viperhouse refined a dense, warm sound reflected through their influences and their large original songbook. Simultaneously danceable and layered, Viperhouse toured extensively throughout the Northeast in the late '90s.

Founded by former So-Called Jazz Quintet saxophonist Michael Chorney, Viperhouse completed his vision of what he once described as a "modern day spasm band." The band takes their name from a Stuff Smith song titled "If You're a Viper," which paid tribute to the legendary Mezz Mezzrow, the founder... more