Paul Gabriel is a Blues Music Award nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter. He has shared the stage with B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Albert Collins, Muddy Waters Band, Mick Taylor, James Cotton, Robert Cray, Jaimoe, Gatemouth Brown, Buckwheat Zydeco, Matt Murphy, Johnny Winter, Delbert McClinton, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl, Toy Caldwell, Roomful Of Blues, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Band, Lonnie Mack, Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, Mark Naftalin, Arthur Neilson, Shemikia Copeland, Bonnie Bramlett, Susan Tedeschi, Christine Ohlman, Sue Foley, Debbie Davies, Candye Kane, Tommy Castro, Joe Bonamassa, James Montgomery, Gov'T Mule, Orleans, Tower Of Power, Rick Derringer, Issac Hayes and many many more.
He's appeared on three Harry Chapin albums, played slide guitar on Rory Block's Grammy nominated album, 'Mama's Blues', and toured with Michael Bolotin (Bolton). His latest release, 'Paul Gabriel- What's The Chance' was produced by Duke Robillard for Shining Stone Records and was nominated for a Blues Music Award in 2014. It charted for 22 weeks on The Roots Music Report, Living Blues Chart, Blues Debut Chart, and Cashbox Charts, reaching #8 nationally and #1 in Connecticut.
While almost always performing with a Blues band under his own name, he has been a member of quite a few groups that always made the difference, most notably, Blue In The Face, The Mojomatics, and HooDoo Band. A new release is scheduled for the near future, featuring new original songs with a versatile format of Blues, Jazz, and Gospel inspired Rhythm and Blues.