"Jacobson, York, and Schaub are masters of sound, touch and feel. This outing showcases them in a drumless trio format which allows for all three of their gorgeous sounds to be heard with clarity. It's a swinging record that will keep you on the edge of your seat." 

-Dan Nimmer, pianist with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis 


"I am so enjoying listening to the new trio project from my good friend Eric Jacobson! His fluent, clear-toned trumpet playing is complemented perfectly by the swinging piano of Pamela York and the firm bass playing of Clay Schaub. The cohesion and empathy that this trio has built up over a long period of playing together on a regular basis really shows in their treatments of the standards and jazz classics featured on this recording. Highly recommended!" 

-Brian Lynch, Grammy Award Winning trumpeter and band leader

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Clay Schaub is an in-demand bassist and educator in the Midwest. Performing more than 300 concerts each year, Clay is a featured artist for Origin Records, faculty at the Milwaukee Jazz Institute, and author of “How To Build Walking Bass Lines in 14 Days” - a method book for beginning jazz bassists. Clay worked for years in the New York City jazz scene and has performed regularly with Russ Johnson, Geof Bradfield, Michael Kanan, Steve Ash, Greg Ruggiero, Gregory Tardy, David Bixler, Pamela York, Eric Jacobson, and Bruce Barth among others. He currently lives in Milwaukee with his wife and children.

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