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GABRIEL BUTTERFIELD BAND & SPECIAL GUESTS
featuring Gabriel Butterfield, Jimmy Eppard, Jim Curtin, Danny Louis & Jackson Kincheloe
GABRIEL BUTTERFIELD: Drums /Vocals – The eldest son of Paul Butterfield, Gabriel was born as a love child; both of his parents were creative, artistic and progressive . Gabriel has always been around Music & Art, he was born at home in Chicago September 1965 one month before his Father released his First iconic album The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. At 8 years old Gabriel started with Guitar & Piano but was always rhythmically Tapping on things and began his musical journey at 13 with his first Drum Teacher (Rick Walker) who immediately started giving Gabriel ALL HE HAD!!!! in order to pay for his lessons Gabriel became a roadie for Walker then started playing with him…at 14 he was the house drummer at The Albatross in Santa Cruz CA. As it was a bar, and because of is age, he had to stay backstage when not playing…with the likes of guitar Pat Simmons (Doobie Bros) and such guests as Jeff Berlin and members of Santana basically who ever happened to be in town and off the road. At 16 Jaco Pastorius offered Gabriel to play and Jam with him in the studio. Since then Gabe has played, recorded & toured with Sam Lay who recently passed, his father’s first drummer and close friend; also the likes of Dennis Whitted, Eddie Kessler, Guitar Shorty , Charlie Musselwhite, Rick Danko, Jimmy Vivino, KAl David, Rob Leon, Joey Gilmore Sonny Rhodes Joe Louis Walker & Johnny Rawls and Many More!!!
JIMMY EPPARD: Guitar/Vocals – He has performed Live & in the Studio alongside Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, John Sebastian, Commander Cody, Kal David, Blondie, Pete Seeger to name a few.. Primarily known for his Guitar & bass playing , he also plays Mandolin, Lap Steel & Banjo. Conversant in Many genres , Jimmy’s singing style is steeped in the Blues/R & B tradition.
JIM CURTIN: Bass/Vocals – Is one of the most sought after bass players in the Hudson Valley, because of his outstanding musicianship. Moving East Jim joined the band “Orleans” and performed with them for 3 years. Currently Jim has rekindled his musical roots, playing concerts & festivals with Gabriel Butterfield Band ; at times joined by such Luminaries as Jimmy Vivino and Kal David.