Ugly BeautiesTrio

Led by Marilyn Lerner-Piano
Matt Brubeck-Cello
Nick Fraser-Drums

Pianist Marilyn Lerner, cellist MattBrubeck and drummer Nick Fraser. Recorded in thesummer of 2008 at the Glenn Gould Studios at CBC Toronto, the 15 tracks featureboth partially written and totally improvised music with compositioncontributions from each member of the trio.

Ugly Beauties explores the terrain between jazz,contemporary classical music and improvisation. Piano, cello and drumsinterweave to create a boundless palette of texture and mood, and the breadthof sonic experimentation at times renders the three instrumentsindistinguishable from each other.