Fabie Anstee Trio

Album Review by Sean Ryan

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Album Review Home The Fabie Anstee Trio By Sean Ryan As someone with none-to-negative knowledge of jazz music, I’m not very qualified to review a jazz album. But I can write about music, good music, and I’m obligated to with the debut album Home from the Chicago group, the Fabie Anstee Trio (featuring Rob McDougle). The album’s name does the music justice. Every song makes me think of my own home, especially when I’m away from it. On each track, the smooth instrumentations mesh perfectly with the warm, rich voice…read more

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Trio Named to Best of 2013 by CHIRP radio’s Tony Breed!

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The trio got a kind mention from Tony Breed o f CHIRP radio in his best of 2013 list.  Thanks for the kind words, Tony! You can read more at http://chirpradio.org/blog/chirp-radio-best-of-2013-tony-breed  

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The Trio Featured on Irish Radio!

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The good folks at RTE lyric FM in Ireland played two Fabie Anstee Trio songs in their recent January 8th broadcast.   Take a listen at the link below: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=16%3A10238832%3A2396%3A08%2D01%2D2014%3A&type=radio

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HELPSudan Benefit: Great time for a great cause

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  We had a great time playing at the HELPSudan benefit on December 6th.  We resisted the urge to play “Happy Birthday” for Rob, but we played just about everything else in the songbook!

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Thanks for a great time!

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We had an amazing time at Grace Street for the album release party. Thanks to all who came out, and to all who were with us in spirit (or “spirits” as the case may be). The first set consisted of just the tunes on the album. We took our time and enjoyed sharing them with you in the place where a lot of them were developed. The second set was entirely new original material. It’s a lot of fun for us to share our work with you, and we hope…read more

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The album is finally here!

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Home is available for download and ordering!  We are so excited to share this with you all.  It has 13 original songs by Rob and Derbhile and it is produced by Grammy award winning producer, Blaise Barton.  Please consider supporting us by buying a copy and coming to one of our upcoming shows.  Thanks to everyone who helped and supported us!

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November and December Gigs in Chicago!

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We are excited to announce that we’ve added two more gigs in our hometown, Chicago. On November 8th, we’ll be at Salt Creek Wine Bar in Brookfield!  We will start at 8:30pm and go late.  There’s no cover, so come on by for dinner and stay for the jazz!  We will be playing originals and standards, featuring Rob McDougle on guitar. On December 15th, we’ll be at Uncommon Ground on Devon at 1401 West Devon in Historic Edgewater.  We’ll start at 7pm and be the first of two acts, so don’t…read more

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Fabie Anstee Trio music to be featured in a film!

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Chicago filmmaker Ron Fernandez has enlisted the Fabie Anstee Trio to provide some music for his upcoming avante-garde film, “The Lady of the Lake”.  We hope the Lady likes jazz-inspired songwriting, because that’s all we do! The film will be completed in the fall of 2013 and submitted to festivals across the nation for screening.   Check back here for more information as it is available.

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It’s not too late to contribute!

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We are still raising funds for the album effort.  The album is funded, but the distribution and marketing are not!  So please feel free to contribute whatever you can.  Thanks again!

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Album Release

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We’re so excited!  Our new album “Home” is finally here!   Produced by the Grammy Award Winning Blaise Barton, it will feature 13 brand new tunes written by the trio.  It features Rob McDougle on guitar, and a little bit of the other Rob on trumpet. (because, why not?)  We’re excited to share this new chapter in our musical lives with you. If you are in Chicago, we would really like for you to join us at the Grace Street Tap on the corner of Grace and Western for our…read more

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