John Munson
Minneapolis musician John Munson wrote, sang, and played in ‘90s cult favorite Trip Shakespeare, as well as multi-platinum-selling hit-makers and Grammy-nominated Semisonic. In addition to his jazzy revisionist work with The New Standards, he also rocks with ex-Trip bandmate Matt Wilson in their group The Twilight Hours. He earned is BA in ALL and, as his capstone project, wrote songs with lyrics based on the Chinese classic Book of Songs, the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry.