After college joined folk/rock band, Eclection. Re-joined Brian Auger & recorded album BEFOUR. 70's Gary began three years of studio work in London which included recording albums, radio and television jingles and film music. During this period Gary worked on albums with Mike Westbrook, Mike Gibbs, Soft Machine, Norma Winstone and Keith Tippett. Other highlights include a season at Ronnie Scotts with Amercian sax player Eddie Harris, four albums with Japanese percusionist Stomu Yamashta and an album with Bert Jansch. In 1973 Gary formed jazz fusion band Isotope who recorded three albums and toured extensively in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Albums - ISOTOPE, ILLUSION, DEEP END. After Isotope disbanded in 1975 Gary recorded several solo albums, THE DANCER, ELECTRIC GLIDE. During this period Gary was voted New Star in the Melody Maker Poll and THE DANCER won the Pop/Jazz Award at Montreaux Jazz Festival. 80-81 Gary lived in Copenhagen where he recorded two albums, STEPOUT, FRIDAY NIGHT AGAIN. On returning from Denmark Gary formed the trio Triple Echo featuring the Roland Guitar Synth, and recorded album TRIPLE ECHO. Other artists Gary has toured the UK with include guitarists Jim Mullen, John Etheridge, German bass player Eberhard Weber and UK bass player Danny Thompson. Since the mid 80's Gary has been heavily involved with teaching in the North West of England, including Nelson & Colne, Accrington & Rossendale, Wigan & Leigh College and the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (known as the Paul McCartney school!). Retired from teaching 2004. 2000 to now the Jazz bit...currently have fusion band playing originals from previous albums. Nat Birchall/Gary Boyle Quartet Standards Trio Sideman with Steve Childs Band, Pete Martin Quintet Standards duo with singer Lorraine Cockburn the Folk bit.... Renewed interest in traditional music led to a visit to Bacca Pipes folk club, Keighley, where he heard renowned trad.
Irish singer, Maggie Boyle (no relation). Various projects as a result including Maggie Boyle/Gary Boyle duo Sketch, trio of Maggie/Gary & bassist David Bowie. Album SKETCH Boyle-Tyrrall-Boyle, where Maggie & Gary are joined by guitarist/singer/flute player Gordon Tyrrall info/reviews see links Angus Barclay/Gary Boyle acoustic duo,playing Barclay originals, myspace.com/barclayangus the Blues bit... After a gap of 20 years, Gary met up with organist, Ian Rose, and decided he would love to play with him. Enrolled drummer, Steve Tann, and formed Gary Boyle's Bruze.
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