Body Kite is an experimental improvised dance-rock band started by Pierre de Gaillande featuring a rotating cast of musicians. Grooves are created live on stage with drums, bass, guitars, keyboards and horns, as well as electronic loops and percussion layered on to achieve maximum funkiness, aiming for “liftoff” for audience and band alike. For fans of Krautrock, LCD Soundsystem, Talking Heads, and Bitches Brew-era Miles Davis. Previous and current collaborators include Pierre de Gaillande bass guitar trumpet taishogoto keys drums - Gerald Menke guitar  bass drums- Quentin Jennings keys bass – Jason Molina drums – Daniel Basiletti accordion keys trumpet - Dan Menke drums – Jill Paxton vocals - Brittany Carrasco percussion - Roderick Cumming guitar – JR Havland drums – Brad Stewart trumpet – Emily Tomato keys vocals – Genevieve de Gaillande vocals percussion - Chris Stromquist drums - Brad Hubbard baritone saxophone flute - Christian Bongers bass