Saturday, October 31, 2015

Colin Trusedell Trio - It's All About The Hustle (MyShowsLive Records 2015)

It's All About the Hustle

MUSICIANS: Shawn Hanlon: piano; Colin Trusedell: bass; Paul Shaw: drums.
Colin Trusedell’s brand new release, “It’s All About The Hustle,” features 10 all new original straight-ahead jazz compositions that are designed to get your toe tapping and head bobbing! Colin Trusedell is an upright and electric bass player originally from Indianapolis, Indiana who is a touring artist and educator. This is Colin’s third release as a band leader, following his award-winning releases, “Quartet of Jazz Death” (2014) and “Some of My Best Friends Are…Divas” (2013). Colin is currently the adjunct Professor of Bass at Colorado State University – Pueblo and the Musical Director for the United States Air Force Academy Band’s Top 40 ensemble, Blue Steel.

The Colin Trusedell Trio consists of some of the best and most well-know musicians in Colorado: Colin Trusedell on upright bass, Shawn Hanlon on piano and keyboard, and Paul Shaw on drum set. Trusedell’s new album, “It’s All About The Hustle,” takes the listener on an original sophisticated jazz adventure, exploring traditional jazz sounds like those found on the track “Smokin’,” to pushing the modern contemporary jazz sound found on “All In Bloom.” His compositions continue the jazz journey capturing authentic latin jazz flavors on the tune called “Camile,” and ultimately paying homage to jazz and it’s birthplace of New Orleans with the second line jam title track of the record, “It’s All About The Hustle.”

Original cool melodies, hard swingin’ grooves, classy sophisticated jazz, played top notch musicians filling your ears with awesome music! 
Colin Trusedell Trio