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Cellist and vocalist Gabriel Royal got his start as a busker on the New York City subway, but the Oklahoma-born musician has emerged as trailblazing talent with inimitable style and enviable range. He’s performed at NYC’s top music venues, including (Le) Poisson Rouge and The Blue Note Jazz Club; played to sold-out crowds in countries around the world; and collaborated with some of the industry’s most in-demand names, including the Beyoncé-endorsed music video director Blake Farber. Royal, a classically trained musician known for his soaring vocals, hum-along melodies, and lush arrangements is among a select number of artists combining the unique sounds of cello and voice.
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