Powell Trio for tenor trombone, marimba and piano was written in 2009 for Michael Powell, a prominent New York trombonist. It is presented in three movements: Flow, Stillwater and Eddies, aurally depicts various states of water as we experience it in nature. As the piece begins, you can imagine a gently flowing stream meandering through the countryside on a journey to a bay or an ocean. Along the way, there will be moments of stillness contrasted with humor, anger, playfulness and joy. The journey is life itself.