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|THE RON KOBAYASHI TRIO consists of three
uniquely talented musicians from the Southern California area. Each
musician brings with him years of diverse musical experiences.
Pianist and leader Ron Kobayashi has performed with Mel Torme, Margaret Whiting, Eric Marienthal, Phil Upchurch, Teddy Edwards, Tim Weisberg, Kenny Burrell, Paula Kelly Jr., Herb Jeffries, Peter White and "The Modernaires," He was a featured performer on the internationally distributed "Johnny Yune" television show, and has been featured on the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. In 1992, Ron performed for President Bill Clinton and has recorded as a solo artist for the Casierra Record label.
THE RON KOBAYASHI TRIO Ron and his band have
shared the stage with such notable artists as David Benoit, Eddie Palmieri,
Cirque Du Soleil, Strunz and Farah and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
Tracks from the Trio's discs are currently being used by DMX Music in retail and hotel chains across the country.
"The latest Ron Kobayashi Trio CD "No Preservatives" is currently being played on radio stations throughout the nation. Their earlier disc "Exotic Places" made the "Top 30 Albums" in 1998 on radio station KSBR. In 1996, the Trio was voted "Best Jazz Group in Orange County" by readers of the Orange County Weekly Magazine.
What are the Critics saying?
"If you define jazz...as spontaneity, emotional expression
and communication among musicians, you won't find anything better
than "No Preservatives," raves the Orange County Register.