ABOUT GARY PIHL
Gary does it all: guitars, work in the recording studio, live shows on the road and the architect of the band BOSTON website. He'll provide backup vocals on the 2016 40th Anniversary BOSTON tour. He has been a member of BOSTON since 1985 and is the longest recurring member of Tom Scholz' recording and touring band. GARY PIHL (pronounced "Peel") Raised in the suburbs of Chicago for the first 12 years of his life, Gary Pihl relocated to the San Francisco Bay area
and has led a musical life ever since. He explains, “I was in several bands in high school. One of our guitar players told me about a guy who was really good and giving guitar lessons at the local music store. He was in a band named The Warlocks.
We went to see them play at a local pizza parlor. A couple months later they changed their name to the Grateful Dead. The guitarist giving us lessons was Jerry Garcia.” At 19, Gary had his recording debut with Day Blindness in 1969. He says, “After my time in Day Blin