The Geoff Lapp Trio'......has been a cornerstone of the Montreal jazz scene since 1999. Extended gigs at many of the town's premiere night spots have established the group as a hot draw for aficionados in search of that heady space where soulful and cerebral fuse. Drawing upon a wide palette of jazz moods, 'The Geoff Lapp Trio' delivers a sound that is tasteful,innovative, and infectiously swinging.
*2007 "Stained Glass" was named one of Top 10 Canadian Jazz Albums of 2007 by Jazz Columnist, Len Dobbin
Born in Montreal in 1953, Geoff Lapp was trained in the classical tradition and studied at McGill University under widely respected jazz pianist, Art Maiste. During the early years of his career, he gained experience in the pop music world touring with Quebec rock legend, Michel Pagliaro. From the early '80s onwards, he devoted himself fully to the jazz idiom. As one of Canada's most accomplished pianists/composers, Geoff Lapp became a sought-after accompanist for a host of top Canadian performers.
In addition to his own trio work, Geoff has performed and/or recorded with renowned jazzmen such as Paquito d' Rivera, Don Menza, Richie Cole, Bob Mover, Sonny Fortune...