Axis Trio

The Axis Trio is comprised of Amino Belyamani (piano), Sam Minaie (bass), and Qasim Naqvi (drums). With roots in Pakistan, Morocco, and Iran, the kinship of Axis is both musical and cultural. Collectively, the members of Axis Trio have performed with Charlie Haden, Joe LaBarbera, Larry Koonse, Butch Morris, Vinny Golia, Peter Erskine, Ravi Coltrane, Peter Epstein, Reggie Workman, Don Byron, Brandon Ross, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Houman Pourmehdi, Alfred Ladzepko, and Al Ustad Aashish Khan, to name a few

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October 04, 2010

Axis Trio - Anthem (2010)

Axis is the beautiful tale of a meeting which learns to feed off its differences.” (Au Fait, 07/14/08, Casablanca)

“Spontaneous sonorities from here and beyond…” (Au Fait, 07/14/08, Casablanca)

“And for the good ear: Axis trio” (Version Homme #68, Casablanca)

“with unexpected twists like clanging piano and meticulously-plucked bass, axis creates moody landscape fit for epic soundtracks.” (Elan Magazine 2008)

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