Formed in 2002 by Mark Herbert and Perry Smith  with Alan Monteath  on bass  The community  quickly  dubbed their  music  folk and roll and funky folk rock  CGL took over the Wilmington NC nightlife scene playing most everywhere for over 15 years  often times 5 nights a week  and touring to surrounding  coastal towns   2 short run studio albums  and several live recordings 
Dave Hervey joined on bass in 2003 
with the addition of percussion and drums from Ron Wilson  for a while 
followed by Cheick Sissoko for a  short stint and then landing on 
 Eduardo Somech as the  staple drummer in 2006 

 other members contributors  and collaborators over the years   have included   ,Diana Zaccaria , Jerry Herbert , Harry Paterson, Nick Simon , ,Mark Lanter  ,Rick Tobey  ,  Troy pierce   Ben morrow  and more 

CGL   paused most full band  bookings in  2019 only adding select small venue shows a few times a year while exploring  other creative endeavors . future collaborations are in  the works   
 links to Perry Smith's  creative and educational endeavors below Perry Offers his World music and Americana music  on the link below  as well as guitar lessons and drum lessons 

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