Tag: Pedro Melo Alves

7 Questions for… The Rite of Trio

“Once upon a time, there was a jazz jambacore trio that got together to change the spherical configuration of Planet Earth. The Rite of Trio is the metaphor of life.” That quotation comes from the liner notes to Rite of Trio’s debut album, the oddly-named “Getting All The Evil Of The Piston Collar“. It’s a…




The Best Jazz & Noise of 2016…?

Top ten lists. Aren’t they awful? Always incomplete. Always missing your favourite album. Well, this is aJazzNoise’s (my) top ten albums – that I’ve listened to – in 2016. It won’t be your top ten. And if I’d heard all the great music you have then maybe it would look very different. But I haven’t…




The Rite of Trio – Getting All The Evil Of The Piston Collar!

André Bastos Silva – guitar and rosetta stone Filipe Louro – double bass and tunnel vision Pedro Melo Alves – drums and gyroscopes Nuno Mendes – FX solo (track 2) GON – demigod (track 4) Beatriz Nunes – vocals (track 6) Serious Business Grab a Chair, Pick a Card Challenging a Jazz Demigod Getting All…