Welcome to the Gibson Pro Audio Live Blog with Gary McGill
This blog will feature both Gibson and Epiphone amplifiers and the ongoing perspective of amps and their use in concert, clubs, clinics and the like. We have chosen Gary McGill to help us tell the story. Gary is a seasoned performer, clinician and session man who will give his perspective on our amp line as he uses them in different circumstances, imparting techniques, tips and tricks along the way. We hope you enjoy Gary’s content and visit with us often.
Gary McGill is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, teacher and clinician who was born in London, Ontario, Canada. Gary has gained respect foremost as a fine guitarist with impressive abilities in both live venues and recording sessions. Summoning admiration from his peers, Bill Durst of Thundermug said, “Gary’s musical skills are one of Canada’s best kept secrets”
Gary’s imposing resume as a sideman found him wailing loudly in various big production heavy rock bands, playing guitar and keyboards in a Beatles clone act and picking and grinning his way through an eight-piece Irish show band. If not diverse enough, he has also played drums and bass. Since l983, McGill has been a high-tech solo act, playing colleges, universities, and opening for such acts as Al Stewart, Midge Ure, Dave Mason, and Trooper.
Recently, Gary McGill released his first solo album “Alien Resident in Waiting” and is working on a follow up CD entitled “Verite”.
Photo: Stephen Ferry