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GARY PRESTON

blues & roots from Victoria BC
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GARY PRESTON

Instruments: Vocals, Piano/Keyboards, Harp, harmonica details
Gary Preston plays a delicious mix of blues and boogie on harmonica, keyboards, and vocals. Gary has shared the stage with Eric Burdon, James Cotton, Lee Oskar, Colin James, Dutch Mason, The Ray Charles Orchestra, Otis Rush, John Hammond, and the late blues master Junior Wells. With his move to Victoria he has carved out a musical niche as band leader, sideman, educator and solo artist.
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Current Projects

GroupRoleDates
THE KINGMIXERSvocals, keys, harmonica2010-present
THE KINGMIXERS - CLASSICvocals, keyboard, harmonica2010-present
THE GARY PRESTON BANDvocals, keys, harmonica2005-present
PRESTON & BONKOWSKIvocals, keys, harmonica2002-present

Past Projects

GroupRoleDates
Slim & The DeucesKeys / harp / vocals2010-2013
The Bill Johnson Blues BandHarmonica, Keyboards2002-2007
Hot In The ShadeKeyboards / Vocals1994-2007

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