The Jim Campilongo Trio will be performing songs celebrating the critically acclaimed 2014 release, Dream Dictionary and promoting his long awaited instructional master class Sonic Tele We will have collectable premium edition autographed hard copy of Sonic Tele at all West Coast shows - This is 195 minutes of amazing, unabashed Campilongo stylings that chronicle his groundbreaking Telecaster innovations for guitar and music fans worldwide.
The New York based Campilongo Trio features Josh Dion (Pat Martino, John Medeski, Paris Monster) on drums and Hagar Ben Ari (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings) on bass. Jim's trio plays to standing room only crowds at his long-standing residency in the Lower East Side’s finest venue Rockwood Music Hall. Time Out NYC calls it "the place to be on a Monday night…" and "...now there's no excuse for you to miss the grooviest hang in town…"
With Campilongo's involvement in the Little Willies (a band that includes Norah Jones, who guests on Dream Dictionary) and a discography of hundreds of titles featuring a "who's who" of music, including JJ Cale, Cake, Martha Wainwright, Nels Cline, Bright Eyes, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Peter Rowan, and Burning Spear, Jim Campilongo has carved a niche for himself as a prolific guitarist. He's also appeared on several television programs, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, Later… with Jools Holland, and The Abbey Road Sessions.
Campilongo is also a contributing editor to Guitar Player magazine and has been honored by the Fender guitar company with his own Campilongo Signature Telecaster.
Dream Dictionary/Sonic Tele Release Celebration!
Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 shows at 7 and 9 PM
Jim Campilongo with Josh Dion, Hagar Ben Ari