John Cale
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John Cale on the web and elsewhere

(Former) band members and co-workers

Websites of musicians who played and recorded with John Cale over the years.

The current John Cale Band
Dustin Boyer
Dustin Boyer: guitar
Guitarist 2005-present day. He recorded his album Fun For Mentals while on tour with Cale in 2006. Performs on blackAcetate, Circus Live, Extra Playful, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood and M:FANS.
Joey Maramba
Joey Maramba: bass
Bass player since 2011. Performs on Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood.
Alex Thomas
Alex Thomas: drums
Drummer since May 2012. First show: Belfast 2012-05-03. Also performs with Bats for Lashes, Air & Squarepusher
Carl Barât

Carl Barât
Performed at the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

Bruce Brody

Bruce Brody
Keyboard player with the 1977 and 1978 touring bands.

BJ Cole

BJ Cole
Pedal steel guitarist. Plays on Walking on Locusts Performed live on and off live with Cale from 1989 onwards.

Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad
Former member of The Dream Syndicate in the early sixties. Driving force of The Table of the Elements label which released the New York in the 1960s CD's.

 Étienne Daho

Étienne Daho
Performed at the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

David Dramm

David Dramm
Guitarist with The Meatgrinders at the 2005 Meltdown festival.

Peter Doherty

Peter Doherty
Performed at the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

Lou Doillon

Lou Doillon
Performed at the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

Brian Eno

Brian Eno
On Fear, June 1, 1974, Words For The Dying and Wrong Way Up.

Nick Franglen

Nick Franglen
Keyboards and sound FX. Occasional guest during live shows. Most recently at the Music for a New Society show in Aarhus (August 29, 2013) and the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

David Dramm

Ollie Halsall
Played bass and guitar during the 1985 and 1986 tours.

Andy Heermans

Andy Heermans
Bass player in 1983-1984. Co-writer of Never Give Up On You.

Terry Jennings

Terry Jennings
Saxophone player. Plays on Terry's Cha-Cha on Stainless Gamelan: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol III.

Michael Jerome

Michael Jerome
Drums and percussion 2005-2011. Performs on blackAcetate, Circus Live, Extra Playful and Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood.

Joe Karnes

Joe Karnes
Bass player 2005-2011. Performs on Performs on blackAcetate and Circus Live.

Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan
American singer who performed at the 2008 and 2010 Life Along Borderline concerts, the LA show of Paris 1919, and the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

Sterling Morrison

Sterling Morrison
Fan site dedicated to the former Velvet Underground guitarist.

Bob Neuwirth

Bob Neuwirth
Guitarist. Collaborator on Last Day On Earth. Toured with Cale in 1994 and 1995.

Nico

Nico
Extensive fan site dedicated to the former Velvet Underground chanteuse. Cale produced many of her solo records.

Sturgis Nikides

Sturgis Nikides
Guitar player during the Honi Soit days. Primary source of information for the Sedition and Alchemy biography. One of the moderators for the Sabotage2 mailing list.

Deantoni Parks

Deantoni Parks
Experimental drummer. Played with Cale in 2003, 2004 and 2010. Performs on Circus Live.

Lou Reed

Lou Reed
Guitarist, singer with the Velvet Underground. Together again on Songs for Drella and the short lived 1993 reunion.

Terry Riley

Terry Riley
Experimental composer. Collaborator on the Church of Anthrax album.

Erik Sanko
Bass player. Performed on Extra Playful

Bob Neuwirth

Dave Soldier
Neuroscientist and composer. Play violin and/or serves as arranger on Antártida, Paris s'eveille, Last Day On Earth, Walking on Locusts, Eat/Kiss and Dance Music. Toured with Cale between 1992 and 1998 (with The Soldier String Quartet).

Chris Spedding

Chris Spedding
Performs on Slow Dazzle. Guitarist in the 1975 and 1980/1981 live bands. As a duo in 1987.

Maureen Tucker

Maureen Tucker
Drummer with the Velvet Underground. Performs on Eat/Kiss and Walking on Locusts. Cale plays on her I Spent A Week There The Other Night album.

Saul Williams

Saul Williams
Performed at the Velvets re-imagination show in Paris in 2016.

Randall Woolff

Randall Woolff
Composer-mentor for the Brooklyn Philharmonic. Created arrangements for the Paris 1919 live orchestra concerts, score to American Psycho, and Nico tributes.

La Monte Young<

La Monte Young
Experimental composer who worked with Cale in the early sixties in The Dream Syndicate and The Theatre of Eternal Music.


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