Gary Lee Wingard is gaining popularity as a solo acoustic artist in NE FLorida. After serving 38 years in the Army National Guard, as a full-time Tech and as a unit member, Gary is now doing what he loves best - performing and writing music. Gary provides velvety smooth yet rhythmical musical arrangements during well groomed and rehearsed shows that provide an easy listening environment; mellow, entertaining and meaningful with a non-abrasive style that sooths the soul. Originally from Kent, Ohio he resides in St. Augustine, FL when not traveling around the country in his RV. Gary has been involved with music since age 13, performing with different venues over the years. He studied with David Kellogg of the Allman Brother's Band.Gary left music to pursue a military career but continued to perform with praise and worship teams. In 1995, he formed 3UP3Down, a military benefit band which performs at military events throughout NE Florida. Now retired, Gary is busy having just completed his first album as well as performing at local venues from Savannah, GA to Daytona Beach, FL. Website: www.garyleewingard.com. Video on youtube promoting his debut album produced by Bruce Merwin is at www.youtube/garyleewingard.