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COSTON! / Bio

Garry B. Coston was born in Jacksonville Florida on October 4th. Raised in Jasper Florida, where Soul, R&B and Gospel were the fore, these genres were instilled in Coston's soul at a very early age. Soul, Blues, R&B and gospel can clearly be heard in Coston's vocals. Coston was schooled in vocal instruction and sight reading from Mr. Andrew J. Wright while attending Sarasota High School. Coston would never forget his vocal training and instruction,and sightreading as these items are what helps to make him the professional singer that he is today. Coston began fronting professional bands in 1989 and writing his own music much earlier in 1982. Coston has performed while in the U.S. Navy in Scotland, Germany, and on various U.S. Naval vessels. In addition he has performed in numerous Blues Bands while in the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area from 1994 to 2004. In 2004 Coston moved to West Central Florida where he has had the privilege of performing with the West Central Florida Bands Lionheart, Funk Monster Band and Late Night Brass. Coston has collaborated and performed with South Florida well known Musicians o.b.a. Frank Lords in which he covered a dance single entitled Oh No, originally cut by the Commodores, Duane Broberg, Val Lupescu, Toby Vickers of Faze II Connection, Vala Vickers, Arty K, and Jim Tobaschus. While in West Central Florida, Coston has collaborated with other local musicians such as Kip Cline of Late Night Brass, Richard James of Funk Monster Band, Marko Pocta of Lionheart, and Dane LaBarr and Ken Hoye of Kickin' Again. Coston's plans and goals are to become an international singer, Frontman and Recording Artist, and to eventually develop new talent in the vain of the Old School type of vocal sounds.

General Info

Band Members
COSTON! - 1) Vocals; 2) Keys; 3) Percussion; 4) Synth String Section; 5) Synth Drums; 6) Synth Bass; 7) Synth Guitar; all sounds performed by Garry B. Coston
Artist Name
COSTON!
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/COSTON
Active Since
01/89
Genres
R&B/Soul / Pop & Pop-Rock / Techno and Disco

Contact Info

Location
Sarasota, FL
Manager
None at present. Seeking a Manager to shop my songs to major labels or for publishing, leasing, licensing, etc. to major, indie, or other type labels.