Greg Carroll is an accomplished musician who’s career started at the young age of 16. A native of St George’s NFLD & member of QALIPU MI’KMAQ First Nations Band,
Greg started playing guitar @ age 9 ,by 16 had started playing bass in his first band .
In 1996 Greg attained a B.A. in Music from ST Francis Xavier University where he studied Jazz & upright bass under Skip Beckwith (Ann Murray fame)then headed west where he hit the road with various country bands all over western Canada . By 2000, Greg moved to Calgary & started playing & recording with guitar legend Amos Garrett . That tenure would last 16 years . During that time Greg started teaching music privately & doing solo gigs , performing songs of his songwriting hero’s John Prine, Steve Earle& Kris Kristofferson .
It was during this time , Greg started writing his own songs. However bass duties would be a priority when in 2010 Chad Brownlee came calling. Greg played festivals all over North America including several television performances on the CCMAS , Junos , not to mention several music videos & radio. During that time he also toured with country stars Lindsay Ell & Jess Moskaluke.
In 2018 Greg parted ways with Brownlee & immediately started recording & touring with Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, which he is still presently part of today. In 2019 Carroll also joined Clayton Bellamy and the Congregation, & began co-writing for both projects. After a busy , inspiring trip to Nashville that included a BMWR video , Congregation show & writing sessions , Greg decided to write an album about First Nations that fought in The American Civil War ,WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam . After much research, Greg has written a tapestry of historical stories & characters , much forgotten now resurrected with honour & respect for his First Nations roots.