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trioVD

Iconoclastic rock/jazz improvising trio from Leeds famed for their incendiary live shows. Featuring Chris Sharkey (guitar), Christophe de Bezenac (alto sax) and Chris Bussey (drums). Formed on Valentine’s Day, hence the name.
Debut album “Fill it Up With Ghosts” released 2009, EP “X” in 2011.
Latest album “Maze” May 2012.


ARTIST REVIEWS
trioVD, The Vortex, London, 26/02/2010
trioVD, The Vortex, London, 26/02/2010

"There’s a box-freshness about trioVD, and a vitality to their playing that distinguishes them from their often self-consciously iconoclastic predecessors."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Fill It Up With Ghosts
Fill It Up With Ghosts

"triovd are a well-knit unit who have already created a distinctively multifaceted and hard-wired music that, particularly in live performance, carries a real charge."

3 out of 5

Album Review


X
X

"Ian Mann loves trioVD's new EP but hates the inspiration behind it. "

4 out of 5

EP Review


Maze
Maze

"trio VD's energy, inventiveness and sheer chutzpah makes them one of the UK's most exciting young groups in any genre."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

Ian Mann on a memorable night of film & live music with a screening of the celebrated jazz documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" followed by a live performance by trumpeter Bruce Adams and his quartet.


Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Ian Mann enjoys the first two releases on multi-reed player, composer and improviser Tom Ward's Madwort micro-label.


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