Reminder – The California Guitar Trio Tonight 3/29/12

The California Guitar Trio

The Grand Rapids Community College International Guitar Series Proudly Presents The California Guitar Trio 7:30 PM Thursday, March 29, 2012 in Room 200 of the GRCC Music Center at the corner of Ransom and Lyon.

Advance tickets are available in GRCC Music Department office. Call (616) 234-3940 for further information.

With a whirlwind of instrumental styles fusing classical, rock, blues, jazz, world music, progressive, as wellas the quintessential California musical genre surf music, the California Guitar Trio’s stunning virtuosity and sly sense of humor have earned them an enthusiastic following and wide notoriety, with significant cross over in the progressive, acoustic and classical music scenes. Notably, CGT music was featured on the television coverage of the 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 Olympics , and also on CBS, NBC, CNN, and ESPN TV programs.

The CGT performed on the 2003 Grammy Awards nominated track Apollo on Tony Levin’s CD Pieces of the Sun; and CGT music was sent into outer space as wake up music for the crew aboard NASA’s Space Shuttle Endeavor . Over the past 14 years of nearly incessant touring, the California Guitar Trio has shared the stage with superb musicians and performers such as: King Crimson, Jon Anderson, John McLaughlin, John Scofield, Tito Puente, Taj Mahal , Peter Rowan and Tony Rice, Dark Star Orchestra, Leftover Salmon, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Steve Lukather, Simon Phillips, David Sylvian, Adrian Legg, Kaki King and many others.

The concert will be held in Room 200 of the Grand Rapids Community College Music Center at the corner of Ransom and Lyon. Admission is $10 General and $7 for students and seniors. Parking is available in the GRCC student parking ramp with $1.00 guest parking voucher sold at the door. Call 234-3940 for further information or e-mail: bmorris@grcc.edu | Flyer Available Here (.pdf)

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