String Trio of New York

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The String Trio of New York is an American jazz chamber ensemble. [1]


The group was founded in 1977, by bassist John Lindberg, violinist Billy Bang, and guitarist James Emery. [1] Though they initially worked on improvisational playing and on their own compositions, they eventually began taking on commissions, as well as doing arrangements of other jazz musicians' works. [2] Their debut album was issued in 1979, [2] and the group maintained the same line-up until May 1986, when Bang left and was replaced by Charles Burnham. [1] Burnham was replaced by Regina Carter after his departure in 1991, who then left in the mid-1990s. [2] Diane Monroe then joined the group through 2001, after which Rob Thomas joined. [2]


String Trio of New York in 1986. l.-r.: Billy Bang, John Lindberg, James Emery String Trio of New York1.jpg
String Trio of New York in 1986. l.-r.: Billy Bang, John Lindberg, James Emery

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