THE TRIBUTE MAN
Gary grew up in western New York where he began playing music venues by age 16. Early influences included a number of musical artists and Gary developed the ability to learn guitar parts by ear at an early age.
While in his 20’s, Gary performed in a variety of venues with notables such as Mickey Dolenz and Davey Jones (the Monkees), Herman’s Hermits, the Platters, Danny and the Juniors, Dion, and others. He has also performed in the Broadway production “Elvis Forever” where he impersonated Ed Sullivan and performed with the “Elvis” backup band. Gary also writes
As a 4 Time Buffalo Backstage Music Award winner, Gary has been recognized for his both his vocals and guitar playing. Gary has also won songwriting awards and has written songs for Sunrise records.
THE TRIBUTE MAN’S PERFORMANCES
“The Tribute Man” plays a song selection that is tailored to each venue. For dance parties, Gary will use his electric guitar, playing uptempo classic rock songs that will get everyone on their feet! At soft rock and dinner venues, Gary’s vocal tributes and style veer towards classic soft rock artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, the Eagles, & the Beatles. Gary’s music adds the missing ingredient to any type of venue.
LISTEN FOR YOURSELF…
Listen to a sampling of Gary singing and playing some classic songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.