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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

Purdy’s Pop-Up Jazz Club w Rebecca Poole & Fleur Stevenson, HAODS Studio, Henley on Thames, 03/02/

Purdy’s Pop-Up Jazz Club w Rebecca Poole & Fleur Stevenson, HAODS Studio, Henley on Thames, 03/02/

"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.


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