Fieldtrip is a Montreal based jazz trio with an extensive and diverse repertoire comprised primarily of original compositions and reinterpretations of music from a variety of genres including jazz, folk, hip-hop, rock and popular music. All of their music serves as a vehicle for spontaneous self expression and interaction through the energetic and trusting relationship they have fostered since their formation in September, 2005. In 2005, Fieldtrip was awarded a professional development grant by the Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts to record an album of their original works. This album features a diverse array of compositions by double bassist Pat Reid written in response to his experiences volunteering and traveling in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia in the winter of 2006
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