Empyrean Atlas is the band of composer/multi-instrumentalist David Crowell. Members of Empyrean Atlas have performed and/or recorded with the Philip Glass Ensemble, The National, Bear in Heaven, Steve Reich, Steve Coleman, Bing & Ruth, Briars of North America, Olga Bell, Happy Place, Little Women and many others. Empyrean Atlas has been featured on the New York Times Pop Music Playlist of the Week as well as numerous times on WNYC's New Sounds program, including a live performance with John Schaefer and a special podcast on electric guitarist/composers. In July 2015, Wilco named Inner Circle as one of their 17 favorite records of the year.

David Crowell | guitar, alto saxophone
Andrew Smiley | guitar
Will Chapin | guitar
Greg Chudzik | bass
Jason Nazary | drums


                                                                     cover photo by Smriti Keshari