Parker Abbott Trio to perform here on Friday, October 14 2016-10-03The Parker Abbott Trio will be performing in Revelstoke on Friday, October 14, startng at 7 pm in the Selkirk Room at the Regent Hotel. is a keyboard-centric group of Toronto-based musicians exploring the intersections between two pianists and a drummer — and using a huge sonic palette to do so. A statement from the group said that beginning in 2010 with the piano duo of Teri Parker (Idioteque, Teri Parker Quartet) and Simeon Abbott (Danielle Duval, DO!), the group was expanded into its current trio formation in 2011 with the addition of percussive powerhouse Mark Segger (Kyle Brenders Quartet, See Through Quintet). Using a plethora of keyboard instruments and a pan-stylistic approach to composition and improvisation, the trio has created an utterly original, multi-faceted jazz sound that has been called “an ethereal wonderland of sound and texture” (Brent Black, criticaljazz.com). Their newest album, Elevation, is an introspective and uplifting sonic journey full of indomitable tunes that swing, shuffle, simmer, and blaze. The Parker Abbott Trio is a peerless group, and Elevation is sure to be one of the year’s highlights for original, forward-thinking instrumental music. The album will be released this October, with a Canadian tour to follow. Photo courtesy of the Parker Abbott Trio. Photo courtesy of the Parker Abbott TrioFor more information lease go to http://parkerabbotttrio.com/.