Three Worlds (Prevedoros, Golden & Joy) is a recently formed trio of veteran musicians whose groundbreaking sound produces the essence of music without borders. Award-winning guitarist Brad Prevedoros, acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Greg Joy and percussion master Niel Golden create an exotic, unique synthesis including eastern, Latin jazz, pan-Asian, Celtic and folk-rock influences. They combine technical brilliance and a shared sense of musical adventure in this exciting new collaboration. Together, they create music that is grounded in many traditions and yet, brand new. Brad Prevedoros is a guitar virtuoso noted for his exciting live performances. Brad has released ten internationally distributed recordings of original compositions and innovative interpretations of a wide-ranging repertoire, having sold over 400,000 CDS since his 1988 recording debut. In 2003, he was nominated for a Western Canada music award and in 2006, he won Vancouver Island's Monday Magazine performer's award. His recordings have been chosen for over 20 different CD compilation albums including; Go West-A Vital Collection Of Western Canadian Music. NIel Golden has been a world music pioneer since graduating from York University in ethnomusicology and tabla studies with Bob Becker of the renowned percussion ensemble, Nexus. Niel later became a disciple of tabla master Pandit Sharda Sahai, and over a three decade career, has performed and recorded with Indian classical musicians, blues artist Harry Manx and Australia roots music star Xavier Rudd. Niel's tabla playing has grounded numerous world music ensembles including Juno-nominated Djole. His debut solo CD, It's a Journey, has received critical praise for it's brilliant marriage of Brazilian, Celtic, blues and classical Indian influences. It has been nominated for a Western Canada Music Award for Outstanding World Album 2008. Greg Joy studied classical guitar and music theory at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. He has demonstrated his mastery of the acoustic guitar, flute, mandolin and hammered dulcimer in his many live performances. He has recorded 18 different albums, which have sold over 250,000 copies world-wide. His music has also been used on many different compilation albums in Europe and South-east Asia. Inspired by the folk-baroque guitar style of John Renbourn, Bert Jansch and Davey Graham, Greg's playing features a unique fusion of Celtic, folk-baroque, folk-rock and contemporary jazz.