Our Band

Meet the TriTone Asylum Ensemble

TriTone Asylum is an expanding collective of talented musicians.

EVI

Phil Topping

Phil Topping

Electric Valve Instrument (EVI)

Philip Topping is a trumpet player who has been playing Jazz and commercial music in Southern California for over twenty-five years. He also plays Electronic Valve Controller (EVI), and is one of the leading wind controller specialists in the Los Angeles area.

Piano

Trtone Asylum Pianist, Mitch Forman

Mitch Forman

Mitch Forman is a renowned jazz and fusion keyboard player who has performed with such luminaries as Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Wayne Shorter, Simon Phillips, Freddie Hubbard, Bill Evans, and Ricki Lee Jones.


Henri Wilkinson

Henri Wilkinson

Piano

Henri Wilkinson is a Finnish-born film/tv orchestrator by day (IMDB) and jazz pianist by night.  Henri is on a life-long quest to explore new colors through writing, arranging and performing.

Sax / Flute

Ian Vo

Ian Vo

Saxophone

Ian Vo is a prolific player in the LA jazz scene having recorded and/or performed with Joey Defrancesco, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Arturo Sandoval among others.

Guitar

Steve Gregory

Steve Gregory

Guitar

Steve Gregory has toured with Ray Charles, Frankie Valli, Alphonse Mouzon, and Anjani featuring Leonard Cohen; and is regularly recording music for television


Andy Waddell

Andy Wadell

Guitar

A guitarist, composer, and jazz player based in the Los Angeles area, over the years Andy has been made himself known around the world as a virtuoso jazz guitar player and composer getting international airplay and top 10 radio rankings, as well as receiving critical acclaim for his first two album releases.

Bass

Peter Sepsis

Peter Sepsis

Bass

Peter Sepsis is an LA bassist and composer. Along with Phil Topping, Peter is the co-founder of the TriTone Asylum. His unique melodic bass lines anchor the rhythm section of this gifted ensemble.

Drums

Dave Johnstone

Dave Johnstone

Drums

Dave Johnstone maintains an active performance schedule throughout Los Angeles, including serving as music director for Aubrey Logan, playing as the house drummer for Jazz Night at the W in Hollywood every Sunday night and playing for the vocal jazz department at Mt. San Antonio College.


Nate Laguzza

Nate Laguzza

Drums

Nate Laguzza is an American drummer living in Los Angeles, CA. He currently operates his own recording studio providing drum tracks on demand for clients all over the world; his tracks have been heard everywhere from the US to Malaysia!