Well this has been some time coming.....way back in 2012 we wrote a suite of works for String Quartet and performed them at some festivals in Australia, the Stradbroke Island Chamber Music Festival the Melbourne Fringe Festival and the Restrung Festival in Brisbane.
A couple of years later we restaged the suite - plus wrote a newly commissioned work "Out of the Dark Sky" inspired by the artwork of Yvonne Mills-Stanley - for a performance in Brisbane as part of the Declassified Music Festival performance…
4 STARS - "rugged, hooky themes and savvy pacing and drama" - The Guardian
4 STARS - "this cohesive and exciting trio is back and on track" - All About Jazz
4 STARTS - Bright, melodic, rhythmic, intelligent and accessible, 2017 continues to find the band in rude creative health and still producing exciting and stimulating music" - The Jazzmann
1. Division into three parts or elements.
2. A system based on three parts or elements.
3. Piano. Drums. Bass.
Sean Foran - piano
John Parker - drums
Sam Vincent - bass
"These three make the resources of the conventional piano trio go a long way." 4 STARS
“delightfully detailed ensembles, full of wit and vigour…they bamboozle with tricky time-signatures and intricate themes” 4 STARS
“Startling contrasts in dynamics, unusual time signatures and great rhythmic flexibility are swept along in the flow of invention of exciting performances…a stunningly together group” 4 STARS
BBC Music Magazine
"this is a genuine trio, with three equally important parts, and they never put a foot or finger wrong" 5 STARS
"highly engaging peaks, the trio is in full flow"
"very ‘now'-sounding...beautifully poised"
"a brilliant trio of stellar originality"
"...fresh and exciting-and, yes, varied. Variations should be the album that propels Trichotomy to world-wide recognition"
"Fact Finding Mission is the sound of one of the most exciting trios in contemporary music".