January 18, 2009

Togni Trio

Togni Trio Toronto

The Togni Trio – Toronto April 2012

 

Togni Trio – Spatium

In the summer of 2013, the Togni Trio released their second CD Spatium. It includes 9 tracks of all new material – spacious jazz with classical roots; journey from Bach to free improvisation.

Available at our concerts or buy it online and we will ship it to you! (Canadian and US orders through PayPal; International requests please contact us for purchase arrangements.)


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 Track Listing:

  1. Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier – J.S. Bach/Togni
  2. Cafe Midnight – F.

    Chopin/Togni

  3. Joy – L.V. Beethoven/Togni
  4. Prelude – J.S. Bach/Togni
  5. Free Peace – Togni Trio
  6. Uncountable – Togni
  7. Ubi Caritas – Plainchant/Togni
  8. My Foolish Heart – Victor Young
  9. Silence – Charlie Haden
  10. My One & Only Love – Guy Wood

If you are interested in booking the Togni Trio for a corporate or private function, or to play at your venue please contact us.

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Malcolm Gould

Malcolm Gould is a Toronto-based drummer and percussionist with a wide variety of musical interests. During his 25-plus years as a music producer for CBC Radio Music he has produced many different CBC Radio 2 programs and a large number of recordings, including Celso Machado’s Juno Award-nominated CD “Jogo da Vida.” Malcolm has played with Peter Togni for many years and also produced the original Peter Togni Trio CD, “Shimmeree.”

 

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George Koller

George Koller has accumulated hundreds of wildly diverse performing and recording credits in his 26-year musical career: the Shuffle Demons, Phil Woods, Peter Gabriel, Loreena McKennitt, Bruce Cockburn, Holly Cole and Ian Tyson, to name only a few. Recognized primarily as a bass player, George plays a variety of instruments; many featured on his award-winning solo CD, Music for Plants Animals, and Humans.

George Koller’s activities over the last 3 years have included touring with Holly Cole, producing new artists (Julie Michels, Ani Aubin, Deanna Knight, Andree Bernard, and The Toronto Tabla Ensemble), composing new music (guitar, voice chants), and appearing on many new recordings.

Most recently, he has released 2 independent CD’s for Yoga practice (Chants des Lumieres, and Music for Internal Arts). His playing of Indian stringed Instruments: Sitar, Sarode, Tanpura, and the violin-like Esraj and Dilruba are featured in the motion picture: Such a long Journey and on Loreena McKennitt, Jane Siberry, and Bruce Cockburn recordings.

Photo Credit: Ed Michael Roth

“The musical performance by the Trio was not just enjoyable but passionate and electrifying. We are indeed fortunate to have such talent come to Mahone Bay and to be enjoyed in the Retreats setting. The weather may have been grey but the music was light, bright, whimsical, animated and definitely a treat for ones soul. We can hardly wait for a recording from this Trio of extremely talented musicians.”
-Marlene & Rocky

 

The Toronto based Togni Trio first formed in early 1990’s as a collaboration between Peter-Anthony, George Koller on bass and Malcolm Gould on drums.

The Togni Trio based in Halifax formed in the fall of 2009 and Peter is joined by Jamie Gatti on bass and Tom Roach on drums.

No matter where you are able to catch the Trio playing,  you are sure to be treated to both beloved classics and contemporary tunes with a jazz twist!

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Mass of the New Light

In September 2012 Peter-Anthony and the Togni Trio joined the choirs of Sacred Heart University for the premiere of Peter-Anthony’s Mass of the New Light which was commissioned in celebration of its 50th anniversary as well as the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. The work is a new and exciting setting of the mass based in the jazz tradition and scored for soloists, the Sacred Heart University Choir, piano, bass, percussion, soprano saxophone, handbells and organ.

Performance by the Togni Trio, Galen Tate (organ) under the direction of John Michniewicz, Director of Choral Programs

View the preimere perforamce on YouTube

The musical performance by the Trio was not just enjoyable but passionate and electrifying.We are indeed fortunate to have such talent come to Mahone Bay and to be enjoyed in the Retreats setting.The weather may have been grey but the music was light, bright, whimsical, animatedand definately a treat for ones soul. We can hardly wait for a recording from this Trio of extremely talented musicians.

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