The Leo Trio
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The Leo Trio

Band Blues Folk


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Live album recorded at Kenny's Castaways on it's way.
Recorded on Minidisc as there is no Cd burner facility in the club



Leo comes to New York in the fall of 2006, with a goal of surviving the winter. Answering a few ads on Craigslist, he auditions for a couple of blues projects in the Manhattan area. At the same time he starts to hang out at his local, Kenny's Castaways befriending the bartenders and the sound guy, Bo Osborne. No gigs available for months in that place, and with no CD to submit, Leo is stumped. After a few vodka filled nights and loose talk, Leo gets a chance to do a cancellation. It worked, he gets a few more of these, and catches the attention of the bartenders, a Prince, and the owners. Leo gets a regular Sunday night spot, that extends to Wednesdays. To these gigs, and over the span of a month he draws Mark West, a local hero, bass supreme, and vocalist extraordinaire. Adding on harmonica, the amazing Christof Knoche, an auslander from the fatherland, saxaphone teacher, and New Yorker for a decade, and Dan Ouimet, THE drummer with no fear and stunning touch. Over the next three months, with life getting well in the way, they manage to forge a sound and feel that has ben missing from the local scene for a decade. With no rehearsals, and always trying new songs that they haven't played together before, they soar, garnering the praise of musicians and punters alike.