and Joe Frazier left the music industry, while Chad Mitchell himself released a number of solo albums before retiring from music, and Mitchell Trio alumi John Denver went on to his own superstar career.
Fortunately for their many fans, Mike
, Joe, Chad, and John Denver all reunited in 1987 for several concerts, which were recorded and are now available on Folk Era
Chad is currently at home
in Spokane, Washington, living only a few blocks away from friend and fellow Trio member, Mike Kobluk
Mike Kobluk - Director of Spokane Opera House and Stadium Born in British Columbia, Mike developed his fondness for singing in high school.
However it wasn't until he
met Chad Mitchell at Gonzaga University
in Spokane, Washington, that the spark turned to flames.
had never seriously considered a musical career due to his
love for math and writing, he
was soon singing at venues across Spokane.
Mike was the last remaining original member when the Trio disbanded in 1968.
Since 1974, Mike has lived and worked in Spokane as Director of the city's Opera House, Stadium, Coliseum, and Convention Center.
Going over the Trio's repertoire after 20 years, Mike
commented that "You begin to hear things that you didn't hear when you were living the material...a lot of things that are really special."