The Jacob Szekely Trio I recently released its self titled debut album, a 37-minute disc of imaginative groove-based music. Led by the innovative cellist Jacob Szekely, the ensemble also includes Josh Nelson on piano and Christopher Allis on drums. Five of the six tracks on the CD are compositions by Szekely-the one non original piece is Szekely’s arrangement of “Dig,” a compelling rock song by the band Incubus.

Szekely, who is based in Los Angeles, is emerging as a leader of the alternative- strings community. In the past, he has performed in such groups as Supernova, the Eartha Austria Trio, and Quartetto Nuevo, and continues to perform in the acoustic rock band Uncle Daddy etc…..