Garry Moore's Information
Mount Vernon, IL
R&b Pop Gospel
INDIE MUSIC CHANNEL AWARD WINNING
Garry Moore has a long musical
history! A singer, songwriter,
musician, and producer. He wrote his
first song at age 12, and now has a
catalog of over 400 songs. Garry began
his musical journey at age 9 when his
grandmother formed a gospel quintet of
3 cousins, a friend, and himself. He
was the lead vocalist of the young
group. Being influenced by the
"Beatles" he picked up the guitar at
age 10. His father also played which
inspired him 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" 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) with a change in the
personnel and with a new name "FIRE
POWER" The group "Fire Power" opened
up for artist like the world renowned
Grammy award winning group " The
Mighty Clouds Of Joy" The group
continued to do concerts and record in
the studio during the 80's. in the
early 90's the group "Fire Power"
disbanded while in the midst of their
2nd studio album and the material was
never released. 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. "Finally, after a long
hiatus of 8 years from the music scene
"Paradise" was released by T.M.G in
2010. Garry's 4th Cd was released June
10th 2011 titled "A Blessing For You"
which won him the Indie Music Award
for "Best Male Gospel Artist" On
October 22, 2012. He released his 5th
Cd titled "Breakthrough" Which won him
Best Gospel Music Producer Of 2013 for
the song "God Is So Good" a Nomination
Certificate Award for Best Album Of
The Year. And a Nomination Certificate
Award for being nominated 12 times in
11 categories. All of GARRY MOORE'S
music is available on itunes and all
major mp3 stores worldwide!
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