—————Gary Farr
The 'Lost' Band ————————

Gary Farr
Gary and the band started working and recording together back in 1995. They debuted in a little jazz club on Miami Beach.
Since then, Gary performed his original material with his jazz quintet in several venues. In 1999 he debuted his 'Lost' CD at 'Sunfest' in Palm Beach, Florida. Lost is broadcasted on TV and radio from the Weather Channel to worldwide radio.
Gary has performed as musical director, conductor, arranger and pianist for several other commercial and recording artists. He has performed from Caesar's Palace to the Caribbean, Europe and throughout the world.
As a composer, Gary has written, recorded and scored music for the film 'Just a Chance', 'Control', 'Hot Shot', 'Pray Another Day', 'The System', TV pilot 'Guardian Warriors', international commercials, jingles, industrial video and fitness video. Formerly a native of South Florida and inspired by warm waters and beautiful sunrises, he composed and orchestrated 'The Sun Symphony', a project Gary worked on for a number of years. Gary also composed & recorded a 'romantic piano' CD for Kool Kat Music & TRF distribution for TV/film and multimedia placement.
He currently is residing in LA and working with TV/ film producers and directors and continuing promoting his own SFR label and artists. Gary produced and recorded on Ron Fattorusso's hot solo CD, Up All Night.


Ron Fattorusso
One of the few multi-talented instrumentalist in South Florida who can play each instrument equally. Ron plays Soprano, Alto and Tenor saxes along with the flute. A recording artist for several singers, Ron has been working with Gary since 1990. His soprano sax on 'All for the love' & 'An Angel on Earth' from the Lost CD will make you melt. Ron collaborated with Gary Farr & Secret Formula Records to release his own jazz CD 'Up All Night' which warmied up the air waves on TV and radio. Ron is also featured on Gary's 'Fresh Brew' & 'Deep in the Night' CD's.


Mitch Farber
Originally from Philadelphia, Mitch is well known as a premier guitarist throughout the music world. Recently Mitch as been working with jazz flutist Nestor Torres, Samantha Farr & Secret Formula,
The Hot Brass Monkey Band and is aboard with Ron Fattorusso's 'Up All Night' tour.
He has original songs recorded on the Lost cd, 'Song For Krysta' written for his daughter and 'Gelato Brasileiro' on the 'Deep as the Night' cd. Mitch has been seen working in the recording studios with such artist as 'Inner Circle'and Gary's other jazz CD's. His unique sound using a nylon electric guitar on 'An Angel on Earth' is warm and masterful and his ripping solo's on 'Lost', 'Keys to the flat', 'So let the wind blow' and 'Twisted Funk' are worth the price of admission alone!

Craig Pichanick
The newest member of the 'Lost' CD, a young, bright and talented drummer originally from Canada. Craig endorses and performs clinics for Yamaha drums, Zildjian cymbals and Evans drum heads. He has worked with Chick Corea along with many other artist. His solo fills on 'Twisted Funk' had the audience and musicians turning their heads in awe. Craig can also be heard on Gary's other CD's.

Juan Natividad
An accomplished bassist and trumpet player. One of Gary's oldest and dearest friends, share over 15 years of music together. Juan (Miles Davis clone) on trumpet is featured in 3 tunes on the 'Lost' cd and fingers his way on bass on the other cuts. He can also be heard on Gary's 'Fresh Brew' featuring his unique muted trumpet sound. Originally from Barcelona, Spain, Juan has based his home in South Florida and makes a mean paella!

Stan Baron
Stan (Boom Boom) Baron worked with Gary for over 9 years, a well known drummer from studio's in Nashville and Denver, Stan can be heard on some of the first recordings from the 'Lost' and 'Deep as the Night' CD's.

Samantha Farr
Even though Samantha is known as a commercial singer, her talents as a ballad and jazz singer are remarkable. She is co-writer with Gary on 2 songs, 'Let me be the one' & 'Speak to me of love'. Originally from England, Samantha has resided in South Florida for over 20 years and is one of the most demanded singers in town. Her range and warm quality shine through on these recordings
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