H3O jazz trio (bottom to top): Eric Heukeshoven, piano; Hans Heukeshoven, vibes; and Max Heukeshoven, bass, performing at Café Congo. Photo by Janet Heukeshoven.

H3O at Midwest Music Fest 2018


The father and son’s jazz trio featuring Eric (piano), Hans (vibraphone), and Max Heukeshoven (bass) will perform at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, in Hardt’s Music (115 East Third Street) as part of the 2018 Midwest Music Fest (MWMF). Featured in the hour-long set will be a wide range of selections by Chick Corea, Horace Silver, Thelonius Monk, and other jazz giants. “Almost Spring” — written exclusively for H3O’s first MWMF appearance by Eric Heukeshoven — will also be premiered.

All tickets for MWMF in Winona must be redeemed for a wristband at the ticketing hub located at the tent stage on the corner of Second and Center streets. Paper tickets may be purchased at The Root Note, Deaf Ear Records and People’s Food Co-op in La Crosse and at Midtown Foods in Winona, the Winona Post, or online at https://midwestmusicfest.org/tickets/.

About the H3O jazz trio

The father and son’s trio “H3O” began performing great jazz tunes together when bassist Max Heukeshoven was only 14 years old. Older brother Hans on drums and dad Eric on the piano were asked to play for a private pool party and haven’t stopped since!


A. Eric Heukeshoven is an assistant professor of music at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Hans Heukeshoven is a 2015 graduate of Saint Mary’s with degrees in music performance and computer science. Max Heukeshoven is pursuing a degree in music industry at Saint Mary’s and plans to attend law school in 2019.

H3O performs a wide variety of jazz styles. They have worked as the rhythm section for numerous area professionals including Minnesota Music Hall of Fame’s Les Fields and Dr. John Paulson.

For more information on booking H3O for an event, please contact Eric Heukeshoven at 507-450-5622 or aehsmu@gmail.com.


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