Swing Jazz...tastefully presented for your festive occasion. Trio Nouveau
The lyrical conversation between the Trio Nouveau guitarists and their instruments is creative and amazing.
The innovation and improvisation they employ collectively represents years of guitar mastery inspired by the greats: Joe Pass, Django Reinhardt, Wes Montgomery & Lenny Breau, playing the Great American Songbook classics with creative improvisation and lyricism.
HIghlighting the intricate interplay of three of Whidbey Island’s premier guitarists, the Trio Nouveau spotlights Keith Bowers of Trio Nouveau, Troy Chapman of Pearl Django or Greg Beck with Bahia accompanied by bassist Kristi O'Donnell.
For Trio Nouveau’s calendar & samples of our music, click here.
Trio Nouveau is available also as the Trio Nouveau Quartet or Quintet to fit the musical needs of your party, bringing in percussion, drums, violin or vocals.
Email: Kristi O'Donnell
Trio Nouveau performs swinging jazz from the Great American Songbook composers of the 1930’s and 40’s, inspired by the French Café Hot Club style of Django Rheinhardt and the guitar interplay of the great guitarists in time, like Herb Ellis and Joe Pass.
The trio plays instrumental versions of the classic standards by composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin.
Trio Nouveau features two guitars and upright double bass. They perform in the Puget Sound Region, including: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA), Prima Bistro, Ciao Italian Restaurant, Useless Bay Coffee Company, The Front Street Grill, Useless Bay Wine Tasting Room The Victrola in Seattle, Ott and Murphy Winery Tasting Room, Mukilteo Café in the Woods, The Spoiled Dog Winery, The Conway Muse, Schouten Gallery and MUSEO Gallery.
Keith Bowers, Guitar
Kristi O'Donnell, Double Bass
Troy Chapman, Guitar
Greg Beck, Guitar
with guest musicians
Contact Kristio@whidbey.net for information