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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

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.


Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Ian Mann on a day of superb jazz with concert performances from bands led by Daniel Newberry, Alison Rayner, Ben Holder, Rachel Sutton and Tony Kofi plus interval music from Dave Jones and friends.


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