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The Nightmare Trio

The Nightmare Trio

Jazz / Instrumental / Rock/Funk/Blues/Fusion Yorba Linda, CA  US
Opium Lounge
Opium Lounge
Planetary Creeper
Planetary Creeper
Death by Gumbo
Death by Gumbo




  • Fri

    Apr 10

    Newport Beach, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2015

    Mar 7

    Lake Forest, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Live Instrumental Groove/Jazz/Funk/Rock!

  • 2015

    Jan 17

    Lake Forest, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Live Instrumental Rock & Funk and Electric Jazz!

  • 2014

    Oct 10

    Santa Ana, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Live jazz/fusion/rock/funk all night long! Tight grooves, killer jams, great songs!

  • 2014

    Sep 18

    Santa Ana, CA, US | 9:00pm

    The Nightmare Trio go on @ 9:00 for an all original set of jazz/rock/fusion/funk


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  • FLUFFER (Artist)
    Inspired songwriting and musical execution!! Already back for seconds and loving what I hear!! Drop by my page when you get a chance to say hi, listen to a song, and share thoughts. Plus I would like to stay in contact for when you post new material!
  • More To Go (Artist)
    More To Go
    yes :) this is coool :)
  • Rock of Ages (Artist)
    Rock of Ages
    Heard you here, became a fan and liked your Facebook. Follow us on @martzician to receive daily tweets of classic rock trivia! #RockTrivia
  • Bootleg Groove (Artist)
    Bootleg Groove
    Great Stuff Guys! Best of Luck!
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    Cool Work!



Michael Hutchens

Bass, song writer

Joel Smith


Erick Dodero (drums) Michael Hutchens (bass) Joel Smith (guitar)



Sounds Like: Frank Zappa, Allan Holdsworth, Erick Johnson, The Meters, Praxis

Label: N/A

Manager: Michael Hutchens

Bio: The Nightmare Trio is an instrumental group that explores the boundaries of jazz, rock, fusion, funk, blues, and world beat. They do edgy versions of jazz standards, rock and funk instrumentals, and creative, challenging originals, while pushing the limits of improvisation.

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Added a new video: "Skinwalker" http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5nokjp #video

Recent Blogs

What's up with all the "Smooth Jazz"?
May 4, 2014

I'm in an instrumental trio (B,D,G). We do our own versions of jazz standards, r... [more]


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