“When speaking of trios, TRI-FI is at the top of the list by staying true to form in presenting nothing but the ultimate in original compositions.”
- Esther Callens, The Birmingham Times
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TRI-FI is back with our third release aptly titled “3.” Since 2003, we have been developing what reviews describe as an unmistakable sound – contemporary, full of vibrant swing and deeply rooted in the tradition of the classic piano trio.
Recorded in NYC (with the help of a few hundred of our closest friends) this new album is made up of entirely original compositions, and recorded with obsessive attention to sound quality. We think it’s our best outing to date and we hope you enjoy it! Give it a listen.
Matthew Fries – piano
Phil Palombi – bass
Keith Hall- drums
Music On This Album
Clipped Wings (Fries)
Take What You Want But Don’t Touch My Herring Shoes (Fries)
The Long Journey Home (Fries)
You & Me (Hall)
Unnamed Road (Fries)
Hannah Bugs (Hall)
This recording was made possible by the enthusiastic support of our fans who contributed to our Kickstarter campaign. A special thanks to Adrian Herring at Herring Shoes – maker of some of the finest shoes in the world. We wear Herring Shoes and you should too!
This recording is dedicated to the memory of Ed Thigpen, a mentor and friend to us and so many other musicians.
“Nine exceptional, uncompromising tracks of trio magic…” READ MORE
– Andrea Cantor, Jazz Police
“More important than the individual selections is the general sound of the trio and their telepathic interplay. Tri-Fi has succeeded at both developing its own musical personality and creating music that can only come from a group of like-minded musicians…” READ MORE
- Scott Yanow