Chris is an award-winning jazz pianist and composer who has been active in the Twin Cities jazz scene for more than 30 years. As leader of the Chris Lomheim Trio, he has produced three CDs: “And You’ve Been Waiting?” (1994), featuring all original compositions; “The Bridge” (2002), featuring a mix of originals and standards; and “Timeline” (2014), featuring all original compositions. Chris Lomheim – Michael O’Brien – Jay Epstein produced a trio album “TRIAGE” (2019) released on Shifting Paradigm Records featuring all original composition.
“The debut effort by Minnesota-based pianist Chris Lomheim, drummer Jay Epstein and New York-based Michael O’Brien on bass didn’t come about in a whiff, but is the result of many years of experience and collective development. In contrast to contemporary trends, this piano trio doesn’t try to reinvent the format itself. On the contrary, it builds on the spacious concepts which precursors such as Keith Jarrett or Paul Bley introduced on ECM decades ago, and adds personal notes to the mix.” – All About Jazz