Some Past Reviews:
CGB interview from Daily Sonic. Click here to listen to the 13 minute interview which covers everything from the oral history of CGB to the wacky on-the-road personas of each band member...listen and enjoy.
- conducted by Cathy Rigod / Daily Sonic - July 7, 2006.
"Clampitt, Gaddis & Buck's "Wayward Brother," which is a gorgeous
call for haunted souls floating between heaven and earth searching for peace."
- Amy Adoyzie / Punk Planet #72 - March/April 2006.
"The band's new full-length, Cascade Serenade!, just blows our skirt up. Guitarist Erik Clampitt, multi-instrumentalist Sean "Buck" Burke, and singer Marley Gaddis all have beguiling, earthy individual voices, and when they launch into three-part harmonies, the result transcends the sum of its parts."
- Kurt B. Reighley / Seattle Stranger - July 28, 2005.
"Their second full-length "Cascade Serenade!" is a splendid collection of country/roots/bluegrass originals that act as a perfect soundtrack to a hot Portland Summer of sitting on the porch and drinking some sweet tea and spiked lemonade."
- Ezra Ace Caraeff / Portland Mercury - July 7, 2005.
"Purist snobs may point a collective finger at the group, demanding to see some country credentials, but such an objection is rendered picky and pointless by the obvious care and affection that the trio has for its material. If in fact Clampitt, Gaddis and Buck are merely students of the genre, then theyıre at the top of the class."
- John Chandler / Portland Tribune - May 20, 2004.
"Like a deer bounding from a lonely stand of pine, the
spare string arrangements
and three-part harmonies of Clampitt, Gaddis and Buck
ooze stark and
- Sam Dodge Soule / Willamette Week - July 16, 2003.
"With influences including Jimmy Rodgers and The
Carter Family, and harmonies
that could pull oceans out of drought-plagued deserts,
CG&B would be much
more at home with The Anthology of American Folk
- Chazz Madrigal / Portland Mercury - February 6, 2003
"On their debut full-length, Portland, OR, trio
Clampitt, Gaddis & Buck wear their folk and country
influences proudly on their sleeves. 4 stars! "
All Music Guide.com
Enigma Online - CD Review of Cascade Seranade! by Thomas Martin, August 20, 2005
Radio Memeworks - August Artists Of The Month, by Robert Tacker, August 2005
Bluegrass Unlimited - CD Review of PHH Split, September 2005
Portland Tribune - Weekend Life Review by Amy Vecchione, September 18, 2005
Seattle Stranger - Border Radio, by Kurt B. Reighley, July 28, 2005
Palebear - MP3 Review by Tyranosaur, July 19, 2005
Porltand Mercury - Once More With Feeling, Interview with Erik Clampitt by Ezra Ace Caraeff, July 7, 2005
Portland Tribune - Article on CG&B by John Chandler, May 20, 2004
Willamette Week - Local Cut, Article on CG&B by Joshua Heineman, May 19, 2004
Bluegrass Unlimited - CD Review of Nine Tracks, August 2004
Portland Mercury - CD Review of Nine Tracks by Ezra Ace Caraeff, May 6, 2004
AllMusic.com - CD Review of Nine Tracks by Stephen Cramer, May 2004
Portland Tribune - Article on Erik Clampitt by John Chandler, October 31, 2003
Willamette Week - Volume, Article on CG&B by Sam Dodge Soule, July 16, 2003