Jazz trio presents CD release concert
Jan. 22, 2008
KALAMAZOO--The New York jazz trio, Tri-Fi, introduces its second album, "Postcards," at a CD release concert beginning at 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Tri-Fi features Keith Hall, WMU faculty member and alumnus, on drums; Matthew Fries, winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, on piano; and Phil Palombi, author of the Scott LaFaro book of solo transcriptions, on bass.
"Postcards" features a combination of original compositions and new arrangements of jazz standards. Jazz Review says of Tri-Fi, "These guys take on the jazz trio challenge and deliver a knockout punch," and jazz extraordinaire Ed Thigpen says, "Tri-Fi continues to inspire me."
Tickets are $15 and $5 for students and are available at the door. Admission is free with the purchase of a CD. The student jazz combo, "Freshtet," will open the concert.
For more information about Tri-Fi please visit www.Tri-Fi.com.
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