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 bands and recording artists. He has performed from Caesar’s Palace to the Caribbean, Europe and throughout the world Composer Gary Farr has written, recorded and scored music for the films “Hot Shot”, “Pray Another Day”, “The System” “Just a Chance”, “Control”, TV pilot “Guardian Warriors”, international commercials & jingles, industrial and fitness video’s.
All of his 7 CD’s were composed or co-written by him. Formerly a native of South Florida and inspired by warm waters and beautiful sunrises, he recently 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. Gary relocated to Los Angeles in December of 2002 to continue his career as a full time TV and Film composer.
One of his recent works is a 26 minute piece in four parts titled “Dreaming of Marching Fireflies”, a symphonic electronica rock piece which he released as a CD and is licensing for multimedia placement. “I write passionately and emotionally within myself or from an idea expressed to me to suit the mood, theme or pure expression”. Producer/Promoter He is president and founder of Secret Formula Records, an independent record label dedicated to promoting quality music from jazz, classical, New Age, Electronica, Christian & rock. GF Creative Music was created to supply the TV & Film industry with original music from themes to underscoring collaborating with other composers, musicians and songwriters. Gary produced his first two CD’s under Secret Formula Records “The Gentle Awakening” & “Lost”. In 1999, Gary co-produced a classical CD (‘Dance of the Blessed Spirits) for Florida Philharmonic flutist, Jeanne Tarrant. Jeanne can also be heard on Gary’s new jazz CD, “Fresh Brew”, fusing jazz with contemporary rhythms.
Other CD’s are “To Be Free”, a creatively inspired follow up of “The Gentle Awakening”. Gary has produced his talented son, singer/songwriter Matt Farr on a pop/alternative CD titled “Shift”. Gary finished working on “Jabalopa”, an electronica break beat CD. He worked on “Up All Night”, a smooth jazz sax CD with Ron Fattorusso released in 2004.
in 2006, SFR released The Gary Farr Quintet CD "Deep as the Night" which was originally recorded in 1995 but never before released. This was the first recordings of his original jazz. featured artists are saxophonist Ron Fattorusso, guitarist Mitch Farber along with Juan Natividad on bass and Stan Baron on Drums. Also featured on one track is saxophonist Billy Ross, flutist Jeanne Tarrant and drummer Craig Pichanick.
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