The 'Lost' Band
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
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
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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 (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'
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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Formula Records. All Rights Reserved. Photo's from Sunfest
1999 Palm Bch Florida.