Holy Trinities: Essential Trio Recordings


There’s an architectural principle that the triangle is the strongest shape: Three sides and three angles bear weight evenly, dispersing compression, sharing tension, transferring force. The same can be said for the jazz trio. There’s something magical that happens as soon as company becomes a crowd. Trios have been behind some of the greatest recordings

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