Chet Catallo 6 time Grammy Nominee

We are very honored to announce Chet Catallo, International acclaimed guitarist-composer-producer, founding member of Spyro Gyra, 6 time Grammy nominee and member of the Jazz Hall of Fame will be added to our family of performing artists who play and endorse Dishaw Guitars.  Chet has headlined as a member of Spyro Gyra at music festivals all over the world. including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and Newport, playing on the same bill as legends George Benson, Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock. Chet has been a long time friend and client and is presently recuperating from a vary serious illness, that resulted in major surgery to save his live. He has a long road to recovering but wanted me to tell people about his latest project, “First Take”. This is a  double CD collection of some of Chet’s best works. I just received a copy of  First Take a few days ago I can’t put it down. It is just a fabulous collection of Chet’s guitar playing along with such talented players like keyboardists Andy Calabrese from Sea Level and the late great Ralph Ortiz on bass. Although founding percussionist from Spyro Gyra, Eli Konikoff  was the original member of Chet Catallo & the Cats, due to a near fatal accidental injury he was replaced with Steve Curry. The addition of Vince Ercolamento and Jim Richmond on sax with Charlie Curran on percussion completed the sound that Chet had envisioned.

You can listen to an audio file from Chet’s latest project, ”First Take” a double CD set featuring CC and the Cats. Go to



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