About the Old West Trio
Celebrating over 20 years of performing Western-themed music, from classic Sons of the Pioneers and Gene Autry tunes to contemporary Americana masterpieces. Recipients of the 2011 Western Duo/Group of the Year and a top-five nominee for 2014 Western Duo/Group of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists. Members are Steve Ide (rhythm guitar, vocals), Leslie Ide (upright bass, backing vocals, commentary), and Steve Johnson (lead guitar, vocals).
"[What's Left of the West] is another of their highly enjoyable collections. Since enthusiasm is infectious, the Old West Trio is catching! " —Rick Huff, Bar-D Ranch
"I really liked your original music. 'Forgotten Trails' is a standout. It was really a pleasure to listen to an entire CD of original material." —Prof. Dave Bourne, Itinerant Saloon Piano Player
"Best toe tapping feel good music that is guaranteed to put anyone in a good mood!" —Melody L, Coloma, California
"I just love your sound." —Rachel H, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
"Enjoyed listening to and meeting you. Loving the CDs!" —Jan A, Middleton, Idaho
"These guys make me want to hit the dusty trail and ride off into the setting sun. It's nice to know there is new Western music still being written. I like it." —Lone Prairie Rider