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Label: Inner Knot
Bio: "Pioneers of the New Acoustic Age...Worlds Best Acoustic Band" - Guitar Shop Magazine.
"Winning, energetic and highly accessible..." - Los Angeles Times
"Concert of the Year!" - Radio Alpha, Buenos Aires Argentina
"A California Guitar Trio performance is like a night at the theater: Drama, pas... See Full BioMore Info
California Guitar Trio California Guitar TrioWhen: Saturday, August 2, 2014Time: 7:00 PMGeneral Seating:$15 - Purchase OnlinePremium Seating:$20 - Purchase OnlineReservation Line:(760) 304-5844Artist Website:http://www.cgtrio.com DescriptionOn Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7 PM, the Museum of Making Music proudly presents the California Guitar Trio.Comprising Bert Lams of Affligem, Belgium; Hideyo Moriya of Chiba, Japan; and Paul Richards of Utah, USA; the group crisscrosses the universes of rock, jazz, world music, surf music, and classical music in its performances and recordings.CGT's most recent album, Masterworks [CGT], focuses exclusively on the classical side of the house, featuring works by composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Arvo Prt, Shubert, and Vivaldi. Accompanying the trio on the project are Tony Levin on upright bass and cello, and Fareed Haque on classical guitar.The trio met while participating in Robert Fripp's Guitar Craft courses in 1987. They first toured together as part of Fripp's League of Crafty Guitarists, an orchestra of acoustic players that served as exponents of the King Crimson founder's teachings, compositions, and performance approach. In 1991, they founded the California Guitar Trio in Los Angeles, which initially gained notoriety opening for the likes of King Crimson, John McLaughlin, and David Sylvian. They have fans in high places, too: the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour used their pieces as wake-up music.Tickets for this event are $15 for general seating; $20 for premium seating. Museum members receive a 10% discount. For tickets or information, please call the Museum's ticket reservation line at (760) 304-5844.