Triceratops

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Triceratops walked the earth from 1986 to 1998, approximately. It remains one of my favorite projects. The CD came out on the now-demised IGMOD label in 1997, but years of gigs and varying lineups preceded it. The CD received radio promotion from Groov Marketing and topped out at #42 on Gavin Jazz for one exciting week. The CD should be available on-line, but if not, I'd be happy to sell you a copy!

The band appeared at the Cotati Jazz Festival, KCSM’s Jazz on the Hill Festival, (both) Yoshi’s in Oakland, Stanford Jazz, Pacifica Performances, Kimball's, Kuumbwa, SF Performances, and even Cafe du Nord! We were featured on Bud Spangler’s “See’s Sunday Night Suites” series on KCSM-FM. Ben Sidran said, of our debut recording “"My compliments for a very well put-together project. I like the writing…romantic and traditional."

The wonderful cover art was done by Bay Area artist Melinda Levine, who did exquisite work in cut paper, including terrific illustrations for children's books. Sadly, she has since passed away.

A few tracks:

 

On August 14, 1997, right around the time the Triceratops CD was released, I had the good fortune be interviewed by the late George Hughes on KCSM-FM.