Gale (6’3" Tall-Guy) is a semi-retired software engineer and project manager with a piano tuning business to support his early retirement and music endeavors. Starting with trombone in the 4th grade, he also took piano lessons and eventually settled on his favorite instrument, the guitar. His guitar style includes a fingerstyle reminiscent of players such as Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed and Tommy Emmanuel. Gale eventually added the banjo, electric bass, harmonica, and upright bass to his musical skillset.
GR has been a solo performer, a band member, worship leader, program producer, arranger, songwriter, and recording engineer. Gale produced his own solo album in 2004 titled "Who’s He". His favorite music genres include Blues, Gospel, Country, and a bit of Rock & Jazz.
In Three Tall Guys, GR shares both lead and rhythm guitar roles. He is responsible for much of the vocal harmony arrangements in the group.
Tall Guy Two:
Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Jazz Guitar Studies
Mike (6’2" Tall-Guy) started playing guitar in the ‘60s. Influenced by the folk music movement he later got into folk rock. His music influences include Paul Simon, James Taylor, Peter, Paul, and Mary, and Tom Paxton. After playing regularly for 13 years he stopped playing for four decades. He picked up the guitar again in 2011 and began studying music theory and jazz guitar.
Mike uses all his influences working with Three Tall Guys and enjoys the collaboration with Gale and Steven in creating unique vocal and instrumental arrangements. Mike contributes lead and harmony vocals and plays lead and rhythm guitar.
Tall Guy Three:
Other Instruments Played:
Member of Crow Hill
Bluegrass Band and
The Rockdale Boys
Steven is an ordained pastor serving St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Amityville, PA. Steven (6’ 4" Tall-