Harry Gale

Hailing from New York, Harry started out playing guitar in various bands in the late 70’s. Later, in 1980 he relocated to Northern California where he has continued to be a fixture in the Sonoma, Marin and SF Bay Area Music Scenes for over 30 years, playing guitar and writing songs for such bands as Scorpio, Mantis, The Tumblers, Broken Ties, Lovetribe, Plastic, The Threetles, The Oakley Krieger Band, Stu Blank, The Gluttons of Symphony and also with third wave surf band North of Malibu.

Over the years, Harry has shared the stage with many rock luminaries including Warren Haynes (The Allman Bros., Gov’t. Mule) Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Waylon Krieger, Berry Oakley Jr., Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Billy Carmassi (Aldo Nova) as well as opening for acts as: Gov’t. Mule, Widespread Panic, The Tubes, Foghat, Bonham, and many more.

Some of Harry’s guitar work can be heard (but not credited) on the Jellyfish box set; Fan Club, (On 2 songs; Best Friend & Sebrina, Paste & Plato) and recently he formed The Gluttons of Symphony for a version of All is Forgiven on the Jellyfish tribute CD; Sensory Lullabies.

Most recently, Harry has put together his first solo album (Time & Space on Jackalope Records) which highlights his songwriting and playing as well as finally cements his place in Rock & Roll as a solo artist in his own right.

Joining Harry on this album are a few serious players. From their previous band Lovetribe, Dave Ray Burke can be heard delivering noteworthy vocals and guitar. New to the lineup is drummer Justin Shannon whose hard rockin’ tracks can be heard on most of the album’s offerings. Also joining are longtime friend and collaborator Mike Starkey (Broken Ties), Blaise Sison (Family Stone) Gary Silva (Chuck Berry, Elvin Bishop, Norton Buffalo), Dan Ransford, Shannon Rider, Shawna Miller, Bill Gannon, Mike Freitas and even Harry’s son Nicholas.