Noted is a jazz/blues instrumental trio based in Seattle, including Brian Monroney on guitar, Rick Houle on electric bass, and Ben Smith on drums.

Brian fed his musical fire playing with Tom Jones, Gloria Estafan, Natalie Cole, and many jazz and pop artists. Rick has spent many years in Seattle and Minneapolis playing with legendary musical director and keyboardist Ricky Peterson and Eric Gravatt as well as local acts such as Nearly Dan, Carlos Cascante y su Tumbao and Darelle Holden, and Ben performed in NY with Nancy Wilson, Phoebe Snow, Randy Brecker and others, later playing rock with Heart, Ann and Nancy Wilson, Lovemongers and Mike McCready.

Together they bring cool and unique approaches to original and cover tunes, strong musicianship, and soulful grooves!