Triology consists of three experienced musicians who are comfortable playing various styles including Swing, Brazilian and Latin.
Tal Shalom-Kobi, a native of Israel, is a Bass player and a music educator who has been active in the world of music for the past 20 years. Tal holds a degree in Music Education from Berklee College of Music and Masters in Jazz Performance from New England Conservatory. Tal has performed in Jazz Festivals overseas and locally in venues like Berklee Performance Center, Ryles Jazz Club and Jordan Hall. Tal leads the ensemble Women in World Jazz dedicated to music written by women composers. Together with her performance career she stayed active in the field of education, teaching Piano and youth ensemble groups in her home studio in Newton.
Pianist and Vocalist Reed Cournoyer performs material from the Jazz tradition and the American songbook. He plays solo and in various ensemble settings. Reed began his professional music career in the 1970s while studying music at George Peabody College and later at Berklee College of Music. Since then, he has worked in diverse musical styles including Jazz, Musical Theater, Cabaret, and R&B. Although busy most weekends playing at private functions, Reed also performs at clubs, restaurants, and performance venues in the greater Boston area.
Originally from Brazil, Renato Malavasi has been performing and studying the drum set since 1988. Recipient of Berklee College of Music Best Scholarship in 2000, Renato currently resides in Boston and shares the stages of the New England area with some of the most unique musicians. His performances range widely from instrumental Jazz Trios, Quartets, Quintets, and Big Bands to accompanying Jazz Singers. Other performances, recordings, and experiences include projects with Brazilian and Afro Cuban groups as well. He has also toured and given clinics in Japan and Guatemala.