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CTP - The Chris Trotta Project / Blog

Turkey Trot Approaches

CTP is psyched to be preparing for the 5th Annual Turkey Trot to benefit Elijah's Promise Soup Kitchen. We are honored to be able to provide some great music for the event. Come on down for a good cause in New Brunswick on Sunday November 3rd.

Studio Progress

We are beginning to find our way in the studio. Our first cut One Wing Above Hunger was OK, our second cut Looking Back at Forty is VERY GOOD. We continue on!

CTP Heads to the Studio

CTP will be recording their first album in the summer of 2013. "We have a nice group of original tunes and it is time to share it with our friends", said bass guitarist and leader Chris Trotta. The group is busy honing their eclectic sound which features two guitars, bass drums, percussion, vocal harmonies and trombone. Geoff Gingerich has taken the trombone to new places in several of the bands recent cover tunes and hopes to do the same with the originals. "Adding trombone isn't always obvious, but within any song I find ways to grab the essence of the music", said Geoff. CTP plans to pre-release some of the early efforts, so check back here for some tasty treats.

Hunk of Metal Tour 2012

CTP announces the Hunk of Metal Tour. We will be hitting the road in two weeks to head to Michigan where we will play for several thousand people at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn Michigan. The entire band will perform cover tunes and originals featuring Hunk of Metal, Jimmies Haunt, Morning Rain and One Wing Above Hunger, as well as, a few others.

CTP will be Landing this Friday

CTP touches down at the Landing this Friday. We will be providing high energy rock to help melt your stress from the long week away.Come on by...we'd love to see you. In addition, we will be taking donations for Elijah's Promise to help them in their quest to feed the hungry.

CTP at Pheasant's Landing on April 27, 2012

Looking forward to packing the Landing on the 27th. We'll have tons of high energy material ready for you and hope to blow your minds...and provide great entertainment for the evening. Drop on by...we'd love to see you.

There is no admission. We will have a collection jar available for donations to Elijah's Promise.

CTP to play KOC on FRI

CTP will be performing for the Knights of Columbus Christmas Party on Friday evening. We plan on playing our latest batch of covers and a couple of originals. This will be a stripped down acoustic style set. In addition, we will be playing a few holiday tunes. Watch for videos from the Gig!!!

Elijah's Promise Soup Kitchen

Michael Ward-Bergeman will be at Elijah's Promise tomorrow to bring Gig365 to New Brunswick. CTP is happy to help Michael bring his unique musical inspiration to dinner. Thank you Elijah's Promise for supporting us and letting us bring you some music.

Turkey Trott(a) on Sunday

CTP will perform the Turkey Trot at Buccleuch Park in New Brunswick this Sunday November 6.