When: Sat., Aug. 15, 8 p.m. 2009
The members of the Jorge Leal Trio have strived to always reach for the next level of creative expression and improvisatory interaction within the musical situation presented to them. It is this quality that has allowed the group to thrive musically. Led by Drummer Jorge Leal, the trio consists of Pianist Joaquin Garcia and Bassist Ben Joseph. All current students of the Jazz Studies Program at Columbia College in Chicago, this educational environment has allowed these three young and talented musicians to create chemistry unlike any other. Each musician has had several years of performing experience in and around Chicago and can be found backing several Chicago artists in the music community.