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Feb 14 2015

In the studio ELectrOZ writes…

In this fridgid cold of a winter in the middle of the icy winds and freezing dog walks…we write…we record…we try to play some new music so we can bring…

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Feb 7 2015

Rachel Z performs w/ Omar Hakim Darryl Jones

At #NAMM 2015 we performed at the QSC booth with a power trio and experienced the joy of soul mates who have shared a past separately and together. Omar and…

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Jul 28 2014

Jazz in Ramadan hosts ‘The Trio of Oz’ group

THE TRIO WILL UNITE JULY 16TH ISTANBUL ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News Jazz in Ramadan, held for the fourth time this year on July 19 and July 31, will present…

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Apr 1 2011

DownBeat Magazine Interview by John Ephland

April 2011 DownBeat Magazine Complete Interview by John Ephland 1) In your work as a professional musician, how have you viewed the changing nature of women in jazz? I think…

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Mar 25 2011

The Trio of OZ, Ronnie Scott’s, London Review 3-25-11 Mike Hobart

The Trio of OZ – O for drummer Omar Hakim and Z for pianist Rachel Z, with Solomon Dorsey on bass at this gig – interpret rock and pop classics…

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Feb 19 2011

Short and Sweet NYC Reviews Jazz Standard by Ralph Greco

It was one of those nights…seeing a great band playing in a great venue with a great friend. My buddy Tony -the premier jazz aficionado I know-and I made our way…

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Dec 4 2010

Sea of Tranquility Reviews The Trio of OZ

The Trio of Oz: The Trio of Oz The Trio of Oz is Rachel Z (piano), Omar Hakim (drums) and Maeve Royce (acoustic bass). The trio produces a full rich…

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Dec 2 2010

Toledo Blade Reviews TTOZ

THE TRIO OF OZ Omar Hakim, Rachel Z and Maeve Royce (OZmosis) A drum, piano, and bass trio is about as standard as groups get in jazz. What allows those…

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Oct 18 2010

Boston Globe ALBUM REVIEW Omar Hakim / Rachel Z, ‘The Trio of Oz’

ALBUM REVIEW Omar Hakim / Rachel Z, ‘The Trio of Oz’ It is no longer shocking when a jazz piano trio covers rock songs. The Bad Plus has been doing…

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Oct 15 2010

All About Jazz review by Jeff Winbush

The dilemma for modern jazz artists is how to grab the ears of younger audiences, while remaining respectful of the legacy of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and Louis Armstrong without recycling yet another variation…

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