Drummers and bass players have a position in a combo that is analogous to that of a catcher in baseball. Either can sit (or stand) at the point from which the entire field is visible. Paul Motian ranks as perhaps the most influential percussionist in modern jazz precisely because he played that position so well. Maybe Hemingway is another such drummer.
Anyway, The Other Parade (2011) is a splendid trio album, richly inventive and gorgeously recorded. Here is the trio:
Here is one to spend a few eMusic dollars on. I am playing 'Show Truck' and 'The Blue Light Down the Line'.