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The Core Trio was part of the the avant garde quartet Rosta. After the break up of the that group, The Core Trio formed in 2004. With the line up of Seth Paynter (saxophone), Richard Cholakian (drums) and Thomas Helton (bass), The Core Trio began to develop their unique stye of compositional style of improv.

In 2013 TCT recorded their first CD with New York pianist and long time friend, Robert Boston. “Robert is one of the few musicians that can appreciate the controlled chaos pacing of the trio. Shortly after the release, drummer Richard Cholakian left the group. After much consideration the group moved on and hired Joe Hertenstein to replace him. With Hertenstein, the trio played a very successful series of shows in NY at Downtown Music Gallery, Freedys Backroom, Goodbye Blue Monday and Douglas Street Collective.

While in NY the trio recorded their new Record with piano great Matthew Shipp to be released summer 2014. They are planning a trio record soon as well as another collaboration with trombonist Steve Swell.


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Album The Core Trio Live, featuring Matthew Shipp by The Core Trio

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Evil Rabbit Records
2016

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Album The Core Trio With Matthew Shipp by The Core Trio

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Self Produced
2014

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