"a perfect collection of jazz piano renditions of holiday classics with plenty of tasteful playing."
-The Boston Globe
"...beautiful seasonal music...this instrumental jazz is smokey, simple, and intimate.
- Christmas Reviews.Com
Trio West is a New York City based piano trio. The band members(Tobias Gebb, Neal Miner and Eldad Zvulun) all hail from the west side of Manhattan and met each other on the New York City jazz scene. The band plays regularly at venues around New York City. In 2007, the band debuted their very successful release -Trio West Plays Holiday Songs-which climbed to #13 on the national jazz radio charts, was ranked in many Top 10 picks including about.com's 'best jazz holiday recordings' and was featured on Amazon.com.
Their second release 'Tobias Gebb and Trio West-An Upper Westside Story' was given an "Honorable Mention" by The Village Voice, featured in Hot House's centerfold "spotlight", voted best of 2008 by the Jazz Journalists Association, received a 5 star review in Primetime Magazine and has been called "one of the best of this new year" at ejazz.com. In late 2009 they released a 2nd holiday recording entitled 'Trio West Plays Holiday Songs Volume 2.
As accomplished degree-holding musicians, the members of Trio West have performed/recorded with a wide variety of internationally known artists both within the jazz genre and beyond. These artists include Jon Hendricks, Bobby Watson, Donald Fegan, Lenny Kravits, Jane Monheit, Peter Burnstein, Curtis Lundy, and many others.