Live Music with Trio East
at Via Girasole Wine Bar
Saturday, February 23, 7-10pm
We are very excited to welcome back Trio East back to Via Girasole Wine Bar.
Call 585-641-0340 for reservations
(Reservations do require a 1 drink per person minimum)
Trio East is Eastman’s very own world class, recorded and regularly performing Jazz combo. The Trio is made up of bassist Jeff Campbell, Clay Jenkins on trumpet, and Rich Thompson on the drums.
Rich Thompson is an Associate Professor of jazz studies and contemporary media (pt) at the Eastman School of Music. In addition to his duties as artist/teacher of drum set, he also directs the Eastman Jazz Lab Band, teaches fundamentals of jazz drum set, assists in coaching the rhythm sections of small groups and big bands, and is a member of the Eastman Jazz Trio/Quartet with Harold Danko,
Clay Jenkins and Jeff Campbell.
“Drummer Rich Thompson is the driving force behind this propulsive quartet “
– The Jazz Word
“Rochester’s great jazz tradition has given birth to an inordinate number of superb drummers, including Steve Gadd, Joe La Barbera, John Beck, and Mike Melito. Right in that mix is Rich Thompson.”
– Rochester Democrat & Chronicle