Gary Grant was born and raised in a musical family, (Mary Kay, Eben, Ernie) of which he received his early training from his father, Harry Grant. He attended North Texas State University before a two year tour with the famed Woody Herman band, which he performed as a lead trumpet and featured soloist. Gary spent 3 years in Hawaii collaborating with a phenomenal group of musicians performing with his own big band and 7 piece ensemble.
In 1975, Gary moved to Los Angeles to become one of the most sought after musicians in the business. Almost 20 years later, he has accumulated an impressive list of recordings that include many top hits of the past three decades. Gary is also a part of the world famous "Jerry Hey" horn section.
As a featured soloist, Gary's rich and clear sound can be heard all over the world in many famous movie soundtracks and numerous television shows and commercials
Gary is also famous in the record industry, recording with many famous national and international artists from including: Barbara Streisand, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Toto, Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Go West, Take Six, Elton John and Aerosmith.
Gary has also recorded with one of the most respected producers of our time, Quincy Jones on albums, Back On The Block and Q's Juke Joint. Other producers Gary has worked with include: David Foster, Glenn Ballard, Dave Grusin, and Baby Face. Gary was also a guest artist with the "Chicago 17" recorded horn section. Currently Mr. Gary Grant is producing and writing around a very busy playing schedule, and has recently released a new CD called, Don't Hold Your Breath, which can now be purchased online at CDBaby. In conclusion, one could say Mr. Gary Grant is an "unsung hero" of the music industry. He is an excellent musician, trumpet player, writer, producer, teacher and clinician. His musical talents are here for all to benefit for years to come.