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California Guitar Trio this weekend (11/7)

3rd Nov 10 (Wed) Leave a comment Go to comments

The California Guitar Trio (CGT) celebrates its twentieth anniversary with the release of Andromeda in October 2010 on Innerknot Records.  “Andromeda represents a culmination of all our work together in the past 20 years,” says guitarist Bert Lams. “We have released numerous CDs over the years, but there’s none like this one,” Lams continues. “Andromeda is the first album containing nothing but original material, combined with improvised pieces. The integration of structured, thought-out pieces with the loose and spontaneous improvisations is something we’ve never done before.”

CGT is Paul Richards of Salt Lake City, Utah; Bert Lams of Affligem, Belgium; and Hideyo Moriya of Chiba, Japan. The trio first met in England in 1987 while studying with iconic King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp. After touring together as part of Fripp’s League of Crafty Guitarists, the three guitarists convened in Los Angeles and founded The California Guitar Trio in 1991.

On Sunday, November 7th, They’re bringing their amazing guitar chops to the stage at Cozmic Pizza / The Strand in Eugene, OR.  If you live nearby, it’s a show not to be missed!!  Per Cozmic’s webpage, the show starts at 7pm.  It’s only $12, and there’s great food and drink and fantastic music!

CGT Info: http://cgtrio.com/

Cozmic info: http://cozmicpizza.com/

Unrelated Sidenote… Beats Antique just put out a freebie 2-song Día de los Muertos remix EP.  Check it out on bandcamp!

~Dan – np: Sarah Kirkland Snider & Shara WordenPenelope

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