Born: July 16, 1950 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Gary Wagner Daddy Wags, is a Trumpeter - vocalist now doing a single act in Central- South Florida. Gary has performed with and arranged /transcribed for Jon Hendricks as vocalist and on trumpet- flugel horn. Gary was singing in a six piece vocal group Sixth Edition in The Ohio- Michigan area until he relocated to Vero Beach three years ago. Gary has also played in back-up bands for Bob Hope, Helen O'Connell, Tex Beneke, Mitzi Gaynor and was a member of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra's Jazz Quintet. Gary has a masters in music performance in jazz and classical trumpet and Voice.
You can Check out his Composition Chel on itunes under Jazz- Smooth jazz
Vero Beach, FL
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Gar Wagner served as "Jazz Specialist" for the Toledo Public School System for over twenty five years. He concieved and directed the Award winning "Toledo Youth Jazz Ensemble" as well as maintaining jazz bands at six high schools and four junior high schools. The group make ups included big band, small jazz groups, trios to sextets, and vocal jazz ensembles.
I come into your Jr. High or High school and teach improvisation and jazz styles at all levels. Materials are originals and handed out at the clinic.