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08May
Robin Trower
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM Catalyst Club
Date: May 08, 2019 to May 08, 2019
Where: Catalyst Club, 1011 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 95060
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Concerts & Music
Ticket Price: N/A

The Robin Trower story started in the mid Sixties when he began his recording career in the Southend rhythm and blues band the Paramounts. But the first time Trower truly surfaced on rock'n'roll's radar was in 1967, with Procol Harum house band of the Summer of Love. Though not on their mega-hit 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale', he completed five albums and many tours with them before breaking away for a solo career in 1971.He rates leaving 'the best career decision I ever made', but admits that 'the big break for me was Gary Brooker getting me to join Procol. That opened up the whole world. Without that I would never been able to go on and do what I've done.'Trower modelled his band on the power-trio blueprint of Cream and Taste, as well as the Jimi Hendrix Experience. His atmospheric, effects-laden Stratocastering brought inevitable initial comparisons with Hendrix, but he quickly made his own mark. Robin along with the vocal talents of James Dewar, a hard-living Scot, whose voice will always be associated with the Robin Trower Band proved to be a musical powerhouse.Robin soon found himself outselling Procol by a considerable factor as he tuned in to the heavier zeitgeist of a new decade, his second album, 'Bridge Of Sighs' reached the Top 10 in the States. 2014 is the 40th anniversary of the release of "Bridge of Sighs", and is being marked by several celebrations, including this tour. This collection of songs is in every budding guitarslinger's reference library, and has Influenced a generation of musicians.The success of Bridge of Sighs gave Robin the freedom to explore musically such great collections as "In City Dreams" and "Caravan to Midnight" ( both produced by Don Davis) showing Robin's maturing song writing abilities.As punk and new wave attempted to redefine the musical landscape Robin, like many 'classic rock' artists of the era, made changes musically to stay fr
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