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The California Guitar Trio came into being when three guitar students decided they wanted to make it big. It was 1987when Paul Richards and Hideyo Moriya (USA) met Bert Lams for the first time at one of Robert Fripp's popular Guitar Craft Courses. The trio shared the same passion for music and after completing their course they joined Robert Fripp's League of Crafty Guitarists, the ensemble then went on a long tour. In 1991, the friends formed the California Guitar Trio in Los Angeles. The trio have got a lot of acclaim since their debut, they are sometimes compared to the legendary group "The Guitar Trio" (Al DiMeola, JohnMc'Laughlin and Paco de Lucia).

These young artists had their objectives in mind and wanted to create complex compositions with a blend of classic or Baroque music. In the start they covered the California surf tunes and also opened for King Crimson Concerts and other popular artists like David Sylvian, Tito Puente, The Flower Kings and John Mc'Laughlin. The band were signed up in 1993 by the Fripp/Crimson label. They issued their fantastic debut album "The Yamanashi Blues" in 1997.

The album covered genres like classic, pop, jazz and surf music. This was just the tip of the ice berg, their next release "Invitation," soared the music charts and included hits like "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly." The band then embarked on a, extensive tour to promote the album and to cash in on their popularity. The trio's next album came three years later and was titled, "Pathways." This album was a bestseller and included some great compositions of Beethoven, Stan Funicelli and Bach among others.
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Apr 12 Thu 8:00 PM California Guitar Trio One World Theatre
Austin, TX
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The California guitar trio has also released four live records - "An Opening Act - On tour with King Crimson" which was released in 1999, "Rock the West" in 2000, "Monday Night in San Francisco with Tony Levin" in 2000 and "Live at the Key Club" with the legendary former King Crimson members Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto in 2001. The band went through a rough patch for a few years but came back and signed up with the InsideOut label. They released their hugely acclaimed album "CG3+2."

To celebrate their accomplishments of their first ten years the band have released the compilation album "The First Decade" with some of their favorite and best tracks. In 2004, they released "Whitewater" which was produced by Tony Levin. Catch this talented trio and be ready to be taken over by their captivating tunes. Be at their concert, contact your on-line ticket vendor and get the tickets.

Discography -

Whitewater - 2004
The First Decade - 2003
CG3 + 2 - 2002
C.G.T. Live at the Key Club - 2001
Ten Charismas Songs - 2001
Rocks the West - 2000
Pathways - 1998
Yamanashi Blues - 1997
Invitation - 1995
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