Trichotomy
THE NEW ALBUM - KNOWN-UNKNOWN - out NOW on Challenge Records.

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

n. pl.

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

The Guardian
"These three make the resources of the conventional piano trio go a long way."  4 STARS

MOJO Magazine
“delightfully detailed ensembles, full of wit and vigour…they bamboozle with tricky time-signatures and intricate themes” 4 STARS

Irish Times
“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

Jazzwise
"highly engaging peaks, the trio is in full flow"
"very ‘now'-sounding...beautifully poised"

The Australian
"a brilliant trio of stellar originality"

AllAboutJazz.com
"...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".
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Bonus EP + Piano Day track

When we recorded KNOWN-UNKNOWN we recorded a HEAP of material... too much for one album.
So.... two things... 
1. We've packaged up a nice little Bonus EP of 4 songs we love from the session..
2. We've just released another track from the recording session, in celebration of PIANO DAY, 29th March.

You'll find them both HERE

4 STAR Guardian+ All About Jazz REVIEWS!

Trichotomy: Known-Unknown review – dreamy jazz trip into electronic territory
The Guardian
4 STARS

The much-admired Australian piano trio Trichotomy (a band with Esbjörn Svensson Trio associations but independent compositional interests and adistinctive group feel) are launching their fifth album – an advance into more electronic territory without sacrificing their rugged, hooky themes and savvy pacing and drama. The trio’s punchy grooving – under pianist Sean Foran’s fluent lines and powerful chordwork, along…

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Vinyl cover

The lush cover art for the vinyl edition and score book was created by the wonderful Paul Underwood. Both of these are limited edition, numbered and signed by the band...  get em quick! 

New album + Tour early 2017

we're hard at work on post production of the new album right now.... and we're very pleased to let you all know that it'll be out early 2017, and we'll be back in the UK for shows, plus into Europe and of course at home around Australia. More specifics soon!