Hot Shoe Artists

 Photo by J.D. Scott

Louis Heriveaux, piano
Curtis Lundy, acoustic bass
Terreon Gully,  drums

All arrangements by Louis Heriveaux

Original compositions (2,3) by Louis Heriveaux

Original composition (5) by Curtis Lundy

Original composition (7) by Louis Heriveaux and Curtis Lundy

Original composition (11) by Terreon Gully


Triadic Episode

(Catalog # HSR 110)

"As debut albums go, this one is an absolute stunner."

****1/2  DownBeat

Louis Heriveaux is a fixture of the Atlanta scene, but until now, the pianist has mostly stayed in the shadows. Heriveaux has been content to lend his bubbling, inspiring voice to some of the best bands throughout the region, but with Triadic Episode, he’s stepping out on his own. It’s been a long time coming.

Triadic Episode is Heriveaux’s first recording as a leader. It’s fitting that the release comes from Hot Shoe Records, a place where the pianist has clocked numerous hours helping craft other people’s recordings as a first-call sideman. For his trio date, the pianist gathered two trusted, noteworthy sidemen in bassist Curtis Lundy and drummer Terreon Gully. The inclusion of these players shows that Heriveaux’s reach as a jazz heavyweight isn’t limited to the Atlanta region; his musical sensibility and jazz wit are befitting of a much larger market.  

 The album’s music is a mix of originals and covers that have played a part  in Heriveaux’s development as a musician. The pianist pays tribute to one of his influences, Mulgrew Miller, by opening the album with “From Day to Day,” which Miller released in 1990. Heriveaux’s original compositions delve into his personal life, parsing complex subjects best suited for musical exploration. He wrote “One For Simus” for a dear friend who was lost to suicide during the recording process.  

Taken as a whole, the collection of tunes interpreted by Heriveaux’s bouncy, blues-filled sound show the pianist is ready for the limelight. Now that he’s successfully stepped out on his own with a stirring album, fully embracing his role as band leader, imagining him as a sideman will simply be impossible.  

 Jon Ross – March 2016




1. From Day To Day  Click to play

2. Theme For DosLyn  Click to play

3. Everything I Love  Click to play

4. One For Simus  Click to play

5. Lundy's Blues  Click to play

6. Body And Soul  Click to play

7. Triadic Episode   Click to play

8. Blue Bossa   Click to play

9. At The Crossroads   Click to play

10. All The Things You Are  Click to play

11. Swing'n Things  Click to play



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Audio CD

HSR 110