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California Guitar Trio
Genres: Blues, Folk, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: California Guitar Trio
Title: Invitation
Members Wishing: 6
Total Copies: 0
Label: Discipline Us
Original Release Date: 4/18/1995
Release Date: 4/18/1995
Genres: Blues, Folk, Pop, Rock
Styles: Electric Blues, Acoustic Blues, Modern Blues, Progressive, Progressive Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 782284950126

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aaron goldman | Mount Albert, ontario Canada | 08/10/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Oh yes!Oh man!I saw these guys open for KING KRIMSON. Toccata and fugue on guitar!!!!!!WHOA! Changed my life forever. Can you beleive I actually wore out my first copy!??! I swear it!!You have to get this disc.It's one of those rare gems that you can listen to from beginning to end and feel disappointed that the cd doesn't have more.And beleive me,there's lots to listen to. !!!!!!!!! GET THIS CD !!!!!!!!!"
Brillant, Masterful
ZenPenguin | Los Angeles | 11/08/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Protégés of Robert Fripp, CGT expands out of their comfort zone on this one to push their technical expertise to the limit. Any group that can successful put Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in C# Minor" onto 3 acoustic guitars has got to be special - but then they move to a western style on "Train" and an incredibly rocking "Good, Bad, and Ugly". But the true gem is "Up in the Clouds" - A cross between Pink Floyd and Vangelis, or King Crimson and Enya? No comparison does it justice, but it is moving. A masterful disc."
Still Fun, Less Honest...
Tom | Palatine, IL USA | 01/23/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"What I loved about Yamanashi Blues was the elegant simplicity of the thing. Three guys, three guitars...simple, direct, and really good.This album adds a bit of production to the mix, some strings here, a little background stuff's all still very good, but I liked stuff the old way. I guess I really am a ludite.Some gold here though. This is one of the best versions of "Apache" I have ever heard, and remarkably, these guys managed to turn the goofy theme from "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," into high art.Lotsa fun."