TRIPLE PLAY - WATCHING THE WORLD
Chris Brubeck - Fretless Bass, Trombone, Piano & Vocals
Joel Brown - Guitar & Vocals
Peter Madcat Ruth - Harmonica, Jawharp, Ukulele, Kalimba & Vocals
“4-1/2 Stars!!!! [Watching the World] It’s great to hear a group that combines top-notch musicianship, potent originals, and a touch of humor.” American Music Guide
Triple Play's second CD includes many original tunes such as "Topeka Flyer"; "Lady Luck Gone South" featuring Madcat; "Brothers or Fools"; Joel's beautiful tune, "Billy's Song" with Joel's son Andrew guesting on cello; Chris's 5/4 boogie-woogie tune "The Mighty Mrs. Hippy"; and several other tunes.
“Triple Play are virtuoso musicians and compelling performers.
Their music stretches the mind while remaining totally accessible and fun.”
- Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
“Chris Brubeck is probably one of the finest performing jazz trombonists around today.” - Joe Klee, DownBeat
“The best blues harmonica player in the world … And no one plays an audience better, either.” - Bob Talbert, Detroit Free Press
“Brown keeps the whole thing together with his flawless rhythm and interesting guitar work.” - The Sunday Gazette