Raphael Groten delivers original instrumental and vocal compositions backed by a distinctive finger picking style, sure to delight the ears and please the heart. Raphael’s World Guitar sound can best be described as a unique blend of folk, funk, and jazz, mixed with influences from around the globe, including Cuba, Brazil, and Africa. The trio features Raphael on guitars and vocals, John Thompson-Figueroa on upright bass, and Peter Torrey on drums.