Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends

Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends

Reeves Gabrels, a world-class American musician, is an innovative guitarist who also sings, writes songs and composes soundscapes. He joined The Cure, a distinctive and successful post-punk rock band, in 2012 and is known as well for his partnership with David Bowie from 1987 through 1999. A co-founder of the rock band Tin Machine in 1989 with David Bowie, Tony Sales and Hunt Sales, Gabrels went on to work closely with Bowie as guitarist and a co-writer for Outside (1995) and as guitarist, co-writer and co-producer for Earthling (1997) and Hours (1999). Gabrels was Bowie's guitarist and music director across a dozen years of touring, including for a Bowie tour with Nine Inch Nails, and for Bowie’s 50th birthday celebration at Madison Square Garden.

Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends are a Nashville-based power trio formed in 2007 and fronted by "one of the most daring rock-guitar improvisers since Jimi Hendrix" (Ted Drozdowski for Guitar.com). Each song is its own adventure when Reeves and friends perform. One Gabrels lyric says it all: "Let me bend your ear, and your mind a little too."

The 2017 release Imaginary Friends Live is Gabrels' sixth album as featured guitarist and vocalist supported by superb musical colleagues. He also made two improvisatory guitar-duo albums, one with Bill Nelson of Be-Bop Deluxe fame and the other with David Tronzo who now teaches at Boston's Berklee College of Music. And Gabrels composes film, television and video-game soundtracks. A sought-after collaborator, he has written, performed and recorded with musicians in genres from heavy metal to hip-hop to electronica to jazz.

Lizzie & the Makers

“Lizzie Edwards is one of the most instantly recognizable, individualistic singers in the New York rock scene. With her velvet voice, she delivers a wallop: there are few singers in any style of music who can be as simultaneously pillowy and ferocious. ” ~ New York Music Daily

Edwards was working as a sound engineer at the Brooklyn venue Pete’s Candy Store when a series of events led her to The Makers. “I was putting on a one-day blues/soul/rock festival called Bourbonfest, and was scheduled to headline with Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds but my band had folded a month before the festival,” she explained. Determined to perform anyway, and knowing “Pete’s Candy Store had a wealth of talent,” she decided to take the stage anyway, pulling a band together of staffers and “regulars” from the venue on the fly, and rocking the house. She and Greg McMullen, a member of that last-minute band, decided soon after to make it a real thing and dubbed themselves “The Makers.” Fitting since it all unfolded out of Bourbonfest.
Guitarists Greg McMullen & James Winwood, bassist Brett Bass, and drummer Bryan Bisordi round out the current Makers roster. Additionally, Rob Clores (organ/keys) often performs with them live and appears on the new album along with Jason Loughlin (guitar).

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