Trio are a Piano Trio led by pianist and composer Matt Ratcliffe. Matt is a conservatoire educated Jazz pianist, a performer with an ear for deeply nuanced, harmonically sophisticated acoustic Jazz. influenced by improvisers such as Thelonious Monk and Paul Bley and conceptualist George Russell, Matt is equally fascinated by rhythmic concepts found in world music as textures and ideas by composers such as Daphne Oram.
Simon Paterson: bassist, educator and composer, Simon is a senior lecture at Nottingham University, a performing musician and leader of his own group Angels in the Architecture.
Tymoteusz Jozwiak: drums, Tymek is notorious on the West Midlands free jazz scene, playing with some of the best up and coming musicians as well as some great established artists such as Paul Dumnall, he is also the drummer in Sid Peacock’s Surge.