Rhinoceri Trio

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The Rhinoceri trio, named for the most ponderous and terrifying beast of the primeval forest, both ponders and terrifies. Firmly rooted in the jazz tradition, the group’s repertoire spans and blends diverse musical idioms including Ellington’s jungle jazz, Eastern European folk music, Bach, Wagner and minimalism. There is much about their debut album “Libera Me” which speaks to the patient unfolding of a serene concept. Sophisticated through-composed pieces unfold over long arcs. Jungly-latin grooves open seamlessly into minimalist vamps, inverted Serbian grooves morph into Turkish rhythms, free-form improvisation erupts in the midst of disciplined counter-point. In fact, few albums combine such a wide variety of compositional structures.

Brendan Cooney – keys; Chris Coyle – Bass; Greg Mervine – drums

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Listen to: Would You Mind?

I Like the Sunrise

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