Fascinated by the great trios of the jazz history and the challenge that represents playing with this instrumentation, Quentin Cholet creates his own Trio in 2016 with two Berlin-based musicians, Igor Osypov (guitar) and Hugo Reydet (doublebass). Convinced by the importance of the social links within a band, Quentin looks for creating a solid relationship on which building its own musical language.
The trio began interpreting standards and quickly moved on to playing the musician’s compositions. Doing this, the trio develops its panel of timbres, nuances and features. Now the trio is focusing their work on mutual listening in order to reach a better musical interaction and a more precise style.
The Quentin Cholet Trio has performed for now essentially in clubs in Berlin. They digitally released their first recording available online. Their next ambition is to record a whole set of composition.
Quentin Cholet (Drums) was exposed to music at his young age by his father who is a jazz pianist. He then studied drums and classical percussions in different schools in France and eventually moved to the Jazz Institut of Berlin to study with John Hollenbeck. After he finished his studies he moved to South Korea to study several months the local traditional music. He now keeps studying with the musicians he met over these last years in Europe. He recently created his own trio with which he wishes to explore improvisation, composition and the repertoire of various cultures.
Igor Osypov (Guitar), was born and raised in Ukraine, he started guitar at 10 mainly inspired by Rock music and later by Jazz. He quickly made himself a name in the Ukrainian and Russian scene. In 2012 he decided to move to Berlin to study with Kurt Rosenwinkel. Beside him, he develops his playing and his knowledge of Jazz repertoire during four important years. During this period of time he created his band the Igor Osypov Quintet with which he recorded two albums two years in a row. Since then he plays regularly with his band in European clubs and festivals.
Matt Adomeit (Doublebass) Matt Adomeit is an American bassist and composer, as well as an occasional mandolinist and guitarist, currently based in Berlin. His musical sensibilities spring from the fountains of bluegrass, wind town the narrow of streams of classical music, and with a few deviations finally cascade into the deep pool of jazz music. Matt is active both as a sideman and a bandleader and can regularly be seen performing across Europe and occasionally in far-flung regions such as Nepal or the United States with bands including Steel Sheep, Hover Trout, Mn’Jam Experiment, Native Speaker and more.