Growing up in Longwood, Florida. At 15, Gary joined his first band, “The Morning After” and began performing in the Orlando area playing with other bands such as “State of Mind.” In 1969 he joined good friend drummer Tom Wynn and played the famous Miami Beach Castaways Wreck Bar for the next year. After moving back to Central Florida he joined long time friend Jack West and formed “Birnam Wood” and soon moved to Macon,Ga. writing, recording and touring as an opening act for “Three Dog Night”, “Lynyrd Skynyrd”, “Steve Miller”, “Ten Years After”, to mention a few. Moving back to Central Florida in 75 and playing in various groups over the years, he has joined good friend, local musician and owner of “Studio Live USA” David Mikeal forming the band “CREATION”and fine tuning his passion of playing.