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This article is about Eric Gale (1938-94) the jazz guitarist, not blues guitarist Eric Gales (b. 1974)

Eric Gale (Brooklyn, New York, 20 September 1938 - Baja California, Mexico, 25 May 1994) was a leading American jazz and session guitarist.

He began playing guitar at the age of 12. Although he majored in chemistry at Niagara University, Gale was determined to pursue a musical career, and began contributing to accompaniments for such stars as Maxine Brown, the Drifters, and Jesse Belvin… read more

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  • Avatar for mUCUS32
    miss his style
  • Avatar for KeinSpam
    Gale is waaay too underrated. He plays quite a few fantastic soloes on the CTI albums but he didn't get a lot of space to shine. What a pity...
  • Avatar for veldblom
    An amazing musician!
  • Avatar for OhItsJustDan
    Eric Gale was a colossus. Somewhere around 500 albums he can be heard on. It's a shame most people don't have any idea who he was.
  • Avatar for grillino
    Listen to the great Eric Gale Joe
  • Avatar for waylay00
    Note: I'm referring to the blues guitar great, Eric Gales in the post below. It seems as if some of his songs are appearing on Eric Gale's page, who is an entirely different musician.
  • Avatar for waylay00
    If you got Eric's new CD, Psychedelic Underground, you need to make sure that when you import his CD to your library, his name is Gales and not Gale. Apparently there is an error on the CD that causes his name to show up as Eric Gale and not Eric Gales.

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