Peña, Carruthers, and Lund (Classic Piano Trio)
Peña, Carruthers, and Lund are an exciting new addition to the Tucson Jazz community. All in-demand players and recording artists in their own right, the trio features Chris Peña on keys, Josh Carruthers on drums, and Thøger Lund on upright bass. After getting a degree in jazz performance at ASU, pianist Chris Peña, has become a frequent collaborator in his hometown of Tucson sharing the stage frequently with locals cats such as Brice Winston, Jason Cardner, Mike Moynihan, Crystal Stark and Robin Bessier. Drummer Joshua Carruthers, born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut, is a relative newcomer to the Tucson area. Back East, he was active on the gigging scene, playing throughout Connecticut and New York City in a variety of genres including jazz, experimental music, Rock/Pop, and modern R&B and Hip Hop. Rounding out the trio is the Danish born Bassist and Cellist Thøger Lund, who moved to Tucson over a decade ago after joining Arizona rock band Giant Sand. Lund performs regularly around town playing many different styles of music including jazz, Latin, rock, and Americana.