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Jazztrix Trio

Jazztrix Trio play at Settlers Tavern, 3-6pm Sunday 2   June - FREE, no booking required

Jazztrix Trio is a jazz trio from South-West WA, playing classic jazz styles such as swing, Bossa-nova, ballads, Latin, jazz-reggae, blues, and more. Since its formation in 2007, the band has played at weddings, wineries venues and events throughout the Cape to Capes region as a trio, duo, quartet and any sized band up to an eight piece.  Jazztrix have opened concerts for artists such as Diana Krall, Carole King, James Taylor, James Morrison and more at the annual Leeuwin Concert. The band features many experienced and talented musicians, included the trio members: David Rastrick – trumpets/vocals; Sean Lillico – keyboard, and; Kevin McDonald – double bass.

David (trumpet/vocals) has played in bands for most of his life, has studied jazz and contemporary music at both WAAPA and University of Southern Queensland.  After coming up through the ranks of Will Upson's Rainbow Coast Big Band as a youth, David is now a full-time, professional musician known for his many exciting dance bands, catchy compositions and trumpet playing.

Sean (piano) has 30 years experience on piano. Whilst his origins were in classical music he broadened his horizons into contemporary and jazz fields, and has performed on keyboards for multiple professional jazz ensembles. Sean has studied music at both UWA and WAAPA. Sean is also highly active in music recording and is regularly employed by WAM as engineer/producer and teacher, for regional "sounds of" projects.

Kevin (double-bass) was brought up through a high quality school band program in Canada, and went on to study at Berklee College of Music where, alongside fellow student Diana Krall, he was awarded for best soloist of the year.   He travelled internationally, playing on cruise ships before settling in Augusta, Kevin is one of the region's most highly sought after session musicians.

Together, the members of Jazztrix Trio are in good company, exploring their love of all things jazz.