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Trio Rio was a German quintet from Cologne.

Trio Rio
OriginCologne, Germany
GenresLatin dance, Eurodisco
Years active1983–1987
LabelsMetronome Records
MembersPeter Fessler
Serge Maillard
Oliver Heuss
Cläusel Quitschau
Pablo Escayola
Klaus Mages


The band was founded in 1983 by vocalist Peter Fessler (born 1959) together with four friends. They are best known for their hit song "New York - Rio - Tokyo" which reached number three on the German chart in 1986. The follow-up single, "Voulez Voulez Vous" did not manage to chart. The band separated in 1987.

Peter Fessler returned in 1993 with "Conquer Me", a solo hit. From there he switched to playing jazz with Randy Crawford and Chaka Khan. Klaus Mages later joined the Rainbirds. Oliver Heuss went on to compose film scores and ad jingles.



  • 1986 - Trio Rio (#23 Germany)
  • 1987 - Voodoo Nights


  • 1986 - "I'm Still In Love With You"
  • 1986 - "New York - Rio - Tokyo" (#3 Germany – 8 weeks on the chart)
  • 1987 - "Voulez Voulez Vous"
  • 1987 - "Greatest Love"
  • 1990 - "Who Dat, Mon?"