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Gabriel Royal


"If you ride the L or G trains, you need to hear Gabriel Royal— the handsome, cello-playing busker serenading surly straphangers during their daily commute. His voice is soft and sweet and proves the perfect antidote to screeching trains and squealing kids."
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About

Oklahoma-born, Brooklyn-based thirty-something singer-songwriter and cellist,Gabriel Royal plays his 'grown up lullabies' in the subway stations of New York City. That's where he found his lawyer, his manager, his cello and where he continues to find a genuine connection with his inspiration: the commuters of New York. Influenced by Stevie Wonder’s groove and Burt Bacharach's jazzy yet poppy sensitivities, along with other contemporary artists such as John Legend, Hiatus Coyote, Flying Lotus, James Blake, Janelle Monae and Thundercat, Gabriel’s trademark sound is . . .

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