Vijay Iyer Trio’s Uneasy is a set of modern piano jazz covering a remarkable range, featuring three brilliant musical imaginations playing well together.
West Coast pianist Denny Zeitlin creates a classic and adventurous live set with his long-standing trio featuring Buster Williams and Matt Wilson on Live at Mezzrow.
Micah Thomas' Tide is the debut of a young jazz pianist who is comfortable and fluent in a "new mainstream": abstraction as well as tonality, freedom as well as technical complexity.
An increasing compelling and mature composer and pianist, Fabian Almazan is showing how the piano trio format can be renewed with an orchestral approach using texture and layers of compelling elements, including field recordings, intelligently utilized electronics, and strings.
A new kind of jazz trio demonstrates that 21st century jazz can be subtle and soulful at the same time, still mining the power of conversation.