Archive for October 18th, 2015

The Dan Trudell Trio – Dan Trudell Plays the Piano

It’s a change of pace, but not in the usual sense. Dan Trudell, known as an organist, opts for another instrument on Dan Trudell Plays the Piano (2015) by the Dan Trudell Trio.

Accompanying the artist are Matt Wilson on drums; and Joe Sanders on bass.

The trio sets the stage early with a vibrant, bouncy take on Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.” Trudell gets the familiar out of the way quickly, then takes the listener on the happiest of happy-go-lucky jaunts. One can easily get the sense of joy shared by the musicians as they perform.

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