From: IL, United States
Genre: Christian/Gospel, Soul Pop Jazz, Inspirational
THE MUSIC OF AWARD WINNING GOSPEL RECORDING ARTIST GARRY MOORE!
A cleaver blend of Gospel, Soul, Pop, Jazz, filled with soul stirring lyrics. A message in every song. Garry's music appeals, and to minister to all age groups and crosses all color and cultural lines. Songs with a message of love, salvation, hope, inspiration and deliverance which can only be experienced through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Garry has a long musical history as a singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. He wrote his first song at age 12, and now has a catalog of over 400 songs. beginning his musical journey at age 9 when his grandmother formed a gospel quintet of 3 cousins, a friend, and himself. Garry was the lead vocalist of the young group. Influenced by the "Beatles" he picked up the guitar at age 10. His father also played several musical instruments, Guitar, Piano, and Saxophone which inspired him greatly as well. As he grew older he sharpened his guitar skills listening to "Carlos Santana" "Jimi Hendrix" "George Benson" "Al Mckay" and other guitar greats. His gospel influences as a teenager were "Andrae Crouch" "The Mighty Clouds Of Joy" "Rance Allen" and "Edwin Hawkins". other musical influences were "Earth,Wind & Fire" "The Commodores" " The Isley Brothers" "The Average White Band" and "The Jacksons" At age 19, (1979) he formed the group "Garry Moore & New Joy" They recorded their first (45) single the following year (1980) on the H.S.E. Record label in Nashville Tennessee. 4 years later, he and the group recorded their first Album (1984) on the Black Heritage Record label. With a change in the personnel and with a new name "Fire Power" The group opened up for artist like the world renowned Grammy award winning groups like "The Mighty Clouds Of Joy" and The William Brothers. The group continued to do concerts and began recording in the studio in 1989. In 1990 the group disbanded while in the midst of recording their 2nd studio album. The material was never released until 2011 on an EP titled Garry Moore "Unfinished Business" released on itunes. (The EP is the Unfinished Studio Works Of his group "Fire Power) In 1997 he recorded and released his first solo Cd album titled "You're Never Alone". He then followed up that project 4 years later in 2001 with a Cd album titled "Yahweh" which rendered the number 1.radio Hit Single, "Come As You Are". Several songs from the Cd received heavy rotation also on college stations. After a long hiatus of 8 years from the music scene, "Paradise" was released in 2009 and re-released in 2010 by Tate Music Group.. Every song was recorded with the intent to minister and help people get through the toughest of times. In 2011 the album titled "A Blessing For You" was released in June which won him The Indie Music Channel Award for Best Male Gospel Artist of 2012! Garry Moore's 2012 album was released October 22nd titled "Breakthrough" which won him The Indie Music Channel Award for "Best Gospel Music Producer Of 2013. Garry is also the author of 2 books! "Designed To Make Me Stronger" and "Thirsty!". He has a radio broadcast ministry that can be heard in 7 states every Sunday. His ultimate goal is to make a profound impact in the world through the medium of music and the preaching of the gospel! Garry Moore's music is a must for the real worshiper and music lover. It is guaranteed to bless and uplift you!!!