Donald Knaack
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Donald Knaack

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Donald Knaack @ The Kennedy Center

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Starting with John Cage, there have been quite a few composers who have worked with junk and found objects to create their music. However, nobody does it with quite as much finesse as Donald Knaack. - Dirty Linen

...a virtuoso percussionist. - New York Times

A mind-blowing experience! - Late Night with Conan O'Brien (NBC)

It really cooked! - Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors

This guy is mad and very popular! - In Madrid, Madrid, Spain

The Junkman's music and his instruments are provocative and entirely innovative. - Madrid, Spain

It's Stomp on acid! -

...virtuoso playing worth hearing. - Down Beat

...unusual, completely independent and wholly cool! - BRAT Magazine

The Junkman totally captivated the Kansas City International Jazz Festival audience... - Jazz Ambassadors Magazine


Junk Music -- This Grammy nominated album explores 14 families of junk.

Junk Music 2 -- The latest album from The Junkman has had tracks featured in television commercials for the NBA, ESPN and Electronic Arts. 10 all new dance-oriented tracks and the full version of a piece commissioned for choreographer Twyla Tharp.



The Junkman™ travels to the beat of a different drummer and is gaining audiences from every spectrum of the music business- from rock to jazz to world music. Impossible to categorize, worldwide audiences are recognizing Junk Music as eye-opening, provocative and entirely new. Brat magazine called it hip, unique and totally cool!