Gabrial McNair is a multi-instrumentalist, performer, composer, producer, music director, DJ, and videographer. He has been performing and creating music since he was 8 years old. In the spring of 1993, Gabrial joined a then unknown band by the name of "No Doubt", playing Trombone, keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals. After recording the Multi-Platinum album "Tragic Kingdom," Gabrial left California Institute of the Arts to pursue a rigorous touring schedule and international acclaim. Since then Gabrial has been involved in scores of studio and live collaborations with artists, such as Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, Tegan and Sara, Toots & the Maytals, Sly & Robbie, Shirley Manson, Lee "Scratch" Perry, The Offspring and, Gwen Stefani among others.
Gabrial has composed original music for ABC Family's "Slacker Cats," "Action Dad," MTV's "The Real World," The Disney Channel, Lexus, and a variety of Independent and short films. He is also a founding member of the band, Oslo. Gabrial's diverse background is rooted in a wide range of musical varieties and artistic disciplines. He continues to cultivate his artistry through music, design and performance arts.