MAE.SUN is a band formed by saxophonist, flautist, vocalist and composer, Hailey Niswanger. Their debut album, Vol. 1: Inter-be, was released on November 3rd, 2017. MAE.SUN’s eclectic sonic palette ranges from contemporary jazz and world music, to soulful funk and neo-soul. Meant to be digested in one sitting, Vol. 1: Inter-be takes listeners on an immersive, genre-bending journey rooted in the hope for universal harmony. This music is for the world, honoring and influenced by the interdependent nature of reality. MAE.SUN primarily features Nikara Warren on the vibraphone, Axel Laugart on keys, Andrew Renfroe on guitar, Aaron Liao on bass, and David Frazier Jr. on drums. Their upcoming album, Vol. 2: Into The Flow, will be released November 1st, 2019, and features guest performances by Amber Navran and Kate K-S on vocals. MAE.SUN has performed at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, Lan Su Chinese Garden, National Sawdust, Club Bonafide, Williamsburg Music Center, The Bowery Electric, Nublu Classic, Elsewhere Space, Del Monte Speakeasy, Black Cat, Doug Fir Lounge, and performed on live broadcast for WBGO's 'The Checkout'.