THE UNKNOWN NEW  is a Chicago-based ensemble featuring new music by Paul Mutzabaugh – equal parts chamber jazz & instrumental folk.

The new album, NOT MANY NEIGHBORS, is now available for purchase in CD and mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the new music below. 

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Live at Wire in Berwyn, IL.  Filmed, recorded, edited, and mixed by one Brian Schwab.

REGULAR PERSONNEL:
Paul Mutzabaugh • electric bass, compositions
Rich Stitzel • percussion
Jon Deitemyer • drums
Mike Pinto • über-guitar (electric, acoustic, & synth)
Jim Tashjian • acoustic guitar
Chris Siebold • lap steel & electric guitars

EXTENDED PERSONNEL:
Vance Okraszewski • drums, percussion
Andrew Ecklund • various guitars
Ron Cook • FOH mix engineer

Not Many Neighbors (2018 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.
Thieves (2016 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.
Sunken Garden (2015 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.  

Upcoming Chicago Performances:
Monday, October 22 @ Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey – 9pm
Friday, November 9 @ U.I.C., 1200 W Harrison – 2pm
Monday, November 12 @ Martyrs’, 3855 N Lincoln – 9:30pm
Wednesday, January 6 @ SPACE, 1245 Chicago (Evanston) – time TBD

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The 2016 album, THIEVES, is available for purchase in both CD and mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the record below.


The 2015 album, SUNKEN GARDEN, is also available for purchase in both CD & mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the record below.