De Graw went on to tour with his brother, providing guitar and backing vocals for Gavin's band, as well as performing and promoting his own music.
In 2005, De Graw released his debut album; a self-produced effort entitled Midnight Audio, which has sold over 40,000 copies without the support of a label.
Gavin was raised to regard music as part of the fabric of everyday life.
He attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music for two semesters.
After leaving high school, he decided not to study "institutionalized creativity" stating that "music school can't teach you how to write great songs."Following the move, De Graw eventually landed a weekly gig at The Bitter End on Wednesday nights, which he continued until late 2006.
During this time, De Graw became well known in the New York City music scene and eventually filling the venue and other venues such as The Knitting Factory.
It features tracks from his 2005 release, Our Own Time, Tragedy, Your Last Day, Miracle of Mind & Sunny as well as Another Mistake, the track originally written for Joss Stone, who herself provides backing vocals on the track.
Other special guests on the album are Mountain frontman, Leslie West, Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors and Gavin De Graw.
Chris Whitley noted, "What makes Joey such a deep writer and overwhelming talent, besides his god given gifts, is that ... He is a purist and the only young blood in music today that gives me hope." Gavin De Graw has also highlighted the part his brother played in his success, advising him to write his own songs & upon hearing his later debut single, "I Don't Want to Be" stating "That's your hit!
An American musician and singer-songwriter, Gavin De Graw is currently single.
He was a relationship with actress Amanda Loncar in 2004.
Gavin was born to mother detox specialist Lynne and a prison guard Wayne De Graw.
He started singing and playing piano at the age of eight.