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Nazeer Abdulhai - Oud

David González Arnesto - Drums

Menno Bosch - Bass

Evelyn Vera Gallardo - Piano

Paul van de Calseijde - Saxophone

About Us

Trico is a band that presents the sound of the Arabic Ud blended with Latin and modern Jazz flavour. Trico was born when five musicians with very strong distinctive personalities came together with a unified passion for combining a variety of music from various continents. From the lyricism of the Syrian Ud we go to the Latin-jazz from the piano, and from the rawness of the Jazz Sax to the touch of the Latin and funky bass. None of this would be possible without the rhythm presented by David, who combines afro-cuban and jazz on the drums. This group's intention is to take the listener on a journey not around the globe but through his or her own imagination. Trico performs a variety of music consisting of original compositions as well as works by today's maestros and those of the past.


Nazeer is an oud player who came from Syria. He did a bachelor of Arabic music at the conservatory of Homs city...

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Nazeer Abdulhai


Menno is a Dutch bass player who plays styles within the likes of latin, jazz, gospel and modern music. He started picking up the bass when he was 14 years old...

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Menno Bosch


David is a Spanish drummer from Madrid, currently studying Cuban and Brazilian music at Codarts university, in Rotterdam...

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David González Arnesto 


Evelyn, born in Amsterdam but of Ecuadorian descent, started playing the piano at the age of seven. Educated by a Classical teacher at first and later, she also started to play Gospel and Pop music...

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Evelyn Vera Gallardo


Paul is a saxophone player originally from Breda, but currently based in Rotterdam. He started playing the alto saxophone when he was 8 years old...

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Paul van de Calseijde



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