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Trio East: Stop-Start

A former member of the Count Basie Orchestra and current drumming instructor at the Eastman School of Music, Rich Thompson leads an unconventional pianoless trio of drums, trumpet (Clay Jenkins) and bass (Jeff Campbell) called Trio East on Stop-Start (Sons of Sound). Together they tackle an ambitious program of John Coltrane (“Up Against the Wall,” “26-2”), Ornette Coleman (“Happy House”), Mal Waldron (“Soul Eyes”), Dizzy Gillespie (“Con Alma”) and Lee Morgan (“Stop-Start”) tunes with confidence and verve.

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