Kirkland Performance Center presents...

California Guitar Trio + Montreal Guitar Trio

  • Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:00PM
  • All Seats: $35.00

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Two guitar trios, one amazing night of music! The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for The California Guitar Trio. Since 1991, the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. When it comes to bridging diverse genres of music, Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3), has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with.

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CGT+MG3 features all six virtuoso guitarists from California Guitar Trio (CGT) and Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3). Representing four countries (Japan, Canada, Belgium, and US), they fuse over 40 years of combined performing experience into one unique six-by-6-string ‘phenomensemble’. In a pleasantly surprising way, CGT’s steel stringed-guitars blend naturally with MG3’s nylon-stringed guitars, as each trios fret boards chase the others’ original compositions and new arrangements of progressive rock, world, jazz and classical music.


Inspired in 2010 by an impromptu studio session together in Montreal, CGT and MG3 have proceeded to release a live recording (2011), land showcases at numerous arts presenter conferences, and sustain frequent co-bill touring throughout North America; from the Iridium in New York City, to Montreal Jazz Festival (twice), to Napa Valley Opera House. The two trios tour again in 2012/13 visiting 20 cities (and counting) in the United States and Canada. And like their performances, the members of the ensemble can appear in a variety of configurations to lead guitar-oriented workshops, school performances, master classes, & demonstrations for musicians and aspirant musicians of all experience levels. Perfect for PACs and Festivals.

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Genre Tags: Guitar

Sponsored by: Stephen H. Lutz

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