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California Guitar Trio (CGT) is a band of three guitar players founded in 1991. The three — Paul Richards of Salt Lake City, Utah, Bert Lams of Affligem, Belgium, and Hideyo Moriya of Tokyo, Japan — met at a 1987 Guitar Craft course, in which Robert Fripp instructed them in the New Standard Tuning (NST). After completing several of Fripp's Guitar Craft courses, the three toured as part of Robert Fripp and The League of Crafty Guitarists.
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California Guitar Trio — Masterworks California Guitar Trio — Masterworks
(Inner Knot 677787, 2012, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Andromeda California Guitar Trio — Andromeda
(Inner Knot INK7758, 2010, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Echoes California Guitar Trio — Echoes
(Inner Knot INK7716 , 2008, CD)
Tom Griesgraber — A Whisper in the Thunder Tom Griesgraber — A Whisper in the Thunder
(Spotted Peccary SPM-8101, 2004, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Whitewater California Guitar Trio — Whitewater
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 181, 2004, Cd)
California Guitar Trio with Tony Levin & Pat Mastelotto — CG3+2 California Guitar Trio with Tony Levin & Pat Mastelotto — CG3+2
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2043, 2002, CD)
California Guitar Trio — A Christmas Album California Guitar Trio — A Christmas Album
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 114, 2002, CD)
California Guitar Trio  — Rocks The West California Guitar Trio — Rocks The West
(Discipline DGM0003, 2000, CD)
Tony Levin — Waters of Eden Tony Levin — Waters of Eden
(Narada 72438-49132-2-9, 2000, CD)
California Guitar Trio  — Pathways California Guitar Trio — Pathways
(Discipline DGM9803, 1998, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Invitation California Guitar Trio — Invitation
(Discipline DGM9501 2, 1995, CD)
Robert Fripp String Quintet — The Bridge Between Robert Fripp String Quintet — The Bridge Between
(DGM DR 9303 2, 1993, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Yamanashi Blues California Guitar Trio — Yamanashi Blues
(Discipline DGM 9301, 1993, CD)

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