Recently featured in the March edition of Ignition Music Magazine, Gary Lee Wingard is gaining popularity as a solo acoustic artist in NE FLorida. After serving 38 years in the Army National Guard, as a full-time Tech and as a unit member, Gary is now doing what he loves best - performing and writing music. Best known for his smooth and impassioned sound, Gary performs cover songs and originals - soft rock, blues rock, pop rock and some country rock. Originally from Kent, Ohio he resides in St. Augustine, FL when not traveling around the country in his RV. While on tour recently, Gary performed at the historic Swampers Lounge at Muscle Shoals, AL and at the Song writers "Round" at Douglas Corners, Nashville, TN.
Gary has been involved with music since age 13, performing with different venues over the years. He studied with David Kellogg of the Allman Brother's Band. Gary left music to pursue a military career but continued to perform with praise and worship teams. In 1995, he formed 3UP3Down, a military benefit band which performs at military events throughout NE Florida. Now retired, Gary is busy working on his first album as well as performing at local venues from Savannah, GA to Daytona Beach, FL.
|POSTED BY: radioindy||POSTED ON: 01 Jul 2012 10:00 AM|
Gary Lee Wingard releases a spectacular collection of Soft Rock songs on his wonderful CD, “Once There Was a Man.” This album has a nice selection of songs that will leave you wanting to hear more from this artist. The title track, “Once There Was a Man,” offers an upbeat tempo with charming vocals singing insightful lyrics. The songs, “You’re So Sexy” and “Never Land” are magnetic as they have a more edgier Rock groove. Another song, “The Road Ahead,” has a Bluesy appeal as the relaxed vocals and dynamic instrumentation flow with an expressive tonality. If you like the sounds of Bob Seger or Hootie and the Blowfish, then you will enjoy the excellent variety of Soft Rock songs on the wonderful album, “Once There Was a Man.”