Small Bushman is definitely a proggy psychedelic rock-band from New Zealand who wear their ’60s and ’70s affects on the sleeves, using their frontman Warren Maxwell replicating Jimi Hendrix’s cadence and phrasing and a live collection well-known for its unashamedly lengthy jams and improvisations. Small Bushman grew out of people of several rings in New Zealand’s occasionally incestuous musical picture. The original people had been Warren Maxwell, of Extra fat Freddys Drop, Trinity Origins, and the Town Jazz Quartet; Rick Cranson, also from the Quartet; and Tom Callwood. Maxwell deserted the saxophone he’d been playing in Body fat Freddys Drop and your guitar he’d found in Trinity Origins, switching to a Rhodes piano rather, with Cranson on drums and Callwood on dual bass. Feeling the necessity for the guitarist, they earned Tom’s sibling Joe Callwood. Various other associates of Maxwell’s previous music group helped out using the documenting of their initial record, The Onus of Fine sand, with Lisa Tomlins and Deva Mahal, both of Body fat Freddys Drop, adding their talents towards the well-received record. The songs had been recorded live to reproduce the power of their concerts. In 2006 Small Bushman released their follow-up, Pendulum. Each one of the four members had taken on even more instrumental responsibilities, with Maxwell playing harmonica, piano, saxophone, electric guitar, and tambourine, Joe Callwood playing classical guitar aswell as his normal electric powered, Tom Callwood on violin, cello, and electrical bass, and Cranson adding extra percussion and vocals.