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Trichotomy

A highly accomplished contemporary piano trio from Australia looking to establish themselves on the world stage. The trio transcend their many jazz and rock and influences to come up with a strong identity of their own.
The group consists of Sean Foran (piano),John Parker (drums) and Pat Marchisella (bass). Three albums have been released in the UK on the Naim label, “Variations” (2010), The Gentle War” (2011) and “Fact Finding Mission” (2013).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Variations
Variations

"This Australian contemporary piano trio transcend the sum of their many influences to come up with a powerful statement of their own. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Trichotomy at Stratford Jazz, The Chapel, No.1 Shakespeare Street, Stratford upon Avon 31/01/2010
Trichotomy at Stratford Jazz, The Chapel, No.1 Shakespeare Street, Stratford upon Avon 31/01/2010

"Ian Mann admires the music of Trichotomy and the work of Stratford Jazz"

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


The Gentle War
The Gentle War

"If “Variations” established Trichotomy as one of the world's leading contemporary jazz piano trios then “The Gentle War” consolidates that position. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Trichotomy at Cafe Jazz, Cardiff, 24/02/2011
Trichotomy at Cafe Jazz, Cardiff, 24/02/2011

"The Australian threesome have developed a sound of their own that demands they be ranked in the leading echelon of contemporary jazz piano trios."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Fact Finding Mission
Fact Finding Mission

"The music bristles with intelligence and ideas to create Trichotomy's most mature album to date."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


Trichotomy, Café Jazz, Cardiff, 10/02/2013.
Trichotomy, Café Jazz, Cardiff, 10/02/2013.

"Pianist Sean Foran, drummer John Parker and bassist Pat Marchisella remain a fiercely interactive unit of ten years standing who can still really cut the mustard live. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


KNOWN-UNKNOWN
KNOWN-UNKNOWN

"Bright, melodic, rhythmic, intelligent and accessible, 2017 continues to find the band in rude creative health and still producing exciting and stimulating music. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Live with String Quartet
Live with String Quartet

"One of the best and most exciting ‘jazz with strings’ recordings that I’ve heard."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Nine, Saturday 24th November 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Nine, Saturday 24th November 2018.

Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.


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