Monday, March 6, 2017
Trevor Giancola Trio, Fundamental
Trevor and his companions Neil Swainson on bass and Adam Arruda on drums give us a beautiful set of originals, standards and some deserving jazz composition chestnuts (Elmo Hope's "La Berthe" and "De Dah," Joe Henderson's "Punjab," etc.).
It's a fully enabled trio, which means that bassist and drummer not only swing forward greatly but contribute worthy soloing as well.
Giancola has a lining knack and a very nice harmonic sense. The changes underneath go by effortlessly in the hands of Trevor and the trio.
Here's a tasteful and important new voice on the guitar. The trio makes it all a joy!!