Rob Henke records, works, and tours with many New York City bands including Dr. Nerve, Gary Lucas’ Fast and Bulbous, Diane Moser’s Composer’s Big Band, and The Henke/Sturm Duo. Additionally, he works as an actor with, and co-director of, the educational theater company Good Clean Fun, has performed with The Likeable War Criminals, and has worked as playwright with the Strike Anywhere theater company.
Rolf Sturm is a NJ area guitarist who has performed and/or toured with banjo pioneer Tony Trischka, Blue Note drummer Billy Martin, the Grateful Dead big band Illuminati, country singer Eddy Arnold, the Argentinean tango group New York-Buenos Aires Connection, the Walter Thompson Orchestra, and klezmer clarinetist Giora Feidman. He leads his own NYC area bands Feed The Meter and Just Cause.
Rob and Rolf have toured North America with the Illuminati big band and have performed in the NYC area with The Walter Thompson Orchestra and the Diane Moser Big Band. They have also toured North America and Europe with various other ensembles. They’ve performed on soundtracks for both film and television and have appeared on numerous recordings together, including releases on Arista Records, Water Street Music, M-Cons East, Accurate Records, Relix Records, Cathexis Records, Knitting Factory Works, Nine Winds Records, and Which? Records… amongst others.
They live, play, write, draw, and occasionally perform in this duo setting, around the NYC area.
Tantum Ergo Sacramentum
Polka Dots And Moonbeams