Gabrial McNair is a musician and composer, most famous for his work in No Doubt since 1993 as a trombonist, keyboardist, and backing vocalist. He recorded and toured with Green Day during the Nimrod and Warning tours, playing trombone and tenor saxophone. In 2003, he joined the California-based rock band Oslo where he plays the guitar.
|Born:||September 8, 1973|
|Genres:||Rock, ska, shoegaze, reggae, punk rock, jazz, classical|
|Instruments:||Trombone, Keyboard, Tenor saxophone, Guitar, backing vocals|
|Associated acts:||Senza Motiva, No Doubt, Green Day, Lenny Kravitz, Smashing Pumpkins, Oslo, Tegan and Sara|
About Gabrial McNair
Composer and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as a supporting musician with No Doubt. He also founded the band Oslo and has composed music for movies and TV.
He grew up playing trombone and drums in high school, then proceeded to attend Citrus College and the California Institute of the Arts. He joined No Doubt in 1993.
Once, while on tour with Green Day, he essentially had to teach himself how to play tenor sax the day of a performance. He's also played with the Smashing Pumpkins.
He married former Miss Norway Lene Pedersen in 2007.
Information related to Gabrial McNair
- Citrus College people
- No Doubt members
- American ska trombonists
- 21st-century trombonists
- African-American rock musicians
- American rock keyboardists
- American multi-instrumentalists