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Gary Wood
Gary started playing cornet at the age of 8 with his local brass band, however it wasn't until he left school that he took a real interest in music. He quickly developed a taste for jazz and joined his first band in October 1986.

Soon Gary was performing with many local bands and by 1990 appeared at jazz festivals in the UK and Europe.

He has worked with bands in a variety of Jazz and latin styles and has performed alongside many top UK jazz names such as Alan Barnes, John Dankworth and Roy Williams.

Gary has been a member of
Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends since 2001.