Sounds Like: The Mahavishnu Orchestra, Mike Keneally, Return to Forever, Crimson King, Frank Zappa
What started as an experiment in completely improvised music has mutated into some truly frightening fusion.
The Yeti Trio was born in 1999 when former Fiji Mariners drummer Eric Sanders and Grapes multi-instrumentalist Brooks Smith were introduced to guitarist Vaylor Trucks. From 1999 to 20...See Full Bio
“The Yeti Trio is self described as “frightening fusion improv” and this is an accurate yet vague hinting at what it is they do. Pianist Brooks Smith, guitarist Vaylor Trucks, and drummer Eric Sanders, combine their considerable musical abilities and produce far-out electric fusion jazz which at times recalls Frank Zappa’s “Jazz From Hell” or the most challenging works by The Mahavishnu Orchestra. And yet the music is still very accessible and filled with hooks. Fans of progressive rock should take heart as well as the music is challenging and consistently dynamic.”