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Gary Boyle

Gary Boyle's career began in the 1960s playing with the likes of Dusty Springfield, Brian Auger and Julie Driscol.

Having left Auger in the 70s Gary began three years of studio work in London which included recording albums, radio and television jingles and film music. In 1973 he formed jazz fusion band Isotope who recorded and toured extensively in the UK, Europe and the USA. After the group disbanded he recorded several solo albums, including Electric Glide, which was engineered and produced by Martin Levan. 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.

Since the mid 1980s Gary has been heavily involved with teaching and currently teaches guitar at Wigan & Leigh College and the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. He has also become involved with traditional folk music and is currently working on various projects. Boyle also co-leads the Gary Boyle/Nat Birchall Quartet as well as working in duo and band format with Brigitte Escobar.