The Wee Trio

Press

“A winning debut” “as true to the jazz tradition as it is to their freewheeling tastes.”
– The Boston Globe

“One of the year’s most riveting albums . . .”
– The Patriot Ledger

“an immediate musical simpatico”
– The New Orleans Times Picayune

“The Wee Trio often veers from the expected…questioning the rules of jazz orthodoxy. They keep the music substantive and riddled with direction surprises. Definitely a group to watch. ”
– Downbeat

“How exciting, you might ask, can a vibes/bass/drum trio be? Well listen to these three and you’ll find out.”
– The Buffalo News

“With James Westfall’s vibes in the forefront, the group has a fresh sound, and bassist Dan Loomis and drummer
Jared Schonig flow like the tides. Wee’s sound is not wee, it’s huge”
– The San Francisco Chronicle

“the Wee Trio have found a unique slant, not only in their vibes/bass/drums instrumentation but in their lyrical
songwriting and flowing interaction.”
– The Philly Daily News

“Bulging with even more muscular jazz chops than the Bad Plus but displaying more earthbound taste than the
late, lamented E.S.T., the Brooklyn-based Wee Trio makes a larger than wee splash on its debut.”
– The Boston Herald

“The Wee Trio is capable of a full, powerful sound, streams of furiously articulated lines and fills”
– About.com

“Intriguing combination of which to my knowledge there’s no peer in jazz, or any other kind of music”
– BlogCritics.com