GARY DANIEL COOK

AUDIO

Styles range from Rock, Blues, Pop, County and Adult Contemporary. 

ROCK

NEAL SCHON - PIRANHA BLUES
Gary collaborated with Neal Schon on "Gotta Get Back To You" for Neal's "Piranha Blues" CD released on Shrapnel Records.

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"Gary's songwriting and guitar playing are world-class!" - Neal Schon

PROGRESSIVE POP

STING
Gary created several unique sounds for Sting on the "Brand New Day" CD.

 

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"Gary's creative contributions with the Roland VG8 added unique textures and soundscapes to the Brand New Day record" -Sting

BLUES

LEGENDS OF ROCK & BLUES
This Bruton Music/Zomba solo release features Gary's skills as guitarist, songwriter and producer. It screams "ole school" blues/rock guitar work and soulful vocals of Richard Martin Ross. 

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"I saw Gary perform at the Namm Show and was blown away! I knew he would be perfect for our "Guitar Legends" project"  - Neil Portnow (former VP of Zomba/Jive

COUNTRY

MOTOR INN
Here's one of Gary's original country songs that was a finalist in the 2012 International Songwriting Contest. Features musicians from Pink, Foreigner, Neil Diamond, Colbie Calliaut and others. 

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                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph By: Robert Medina Cook

PROGRESSIVE FOLK

JONI MITCHELL
Gary programmed over 60 open tunings/sounds for Joni. Here's one that features Gary's "sonic architecture" used on the "Taming The Tiger" CD.

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"Gary's "Sex Kills" sound was absolutely diabolical!" - Joni Mitchell

INDIE POP

MOLLY MARLETTE
Molly is a very unique singer/songwriter with a style all her own. Imagine Feist meets Rilo Kiley. Gary produced and arranged Molly's Demo EP entitled "The Allumette" which caught the attention of New York executives and signed her to a deal.
He also played electric and acoustic guitar, banjo, rhodes, organ, and background vocal whispers.

     

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ADULT CONTEMPORARY

BILLY KENT
A native of Los Angeles, Billy Kent has carved himself a worthy groove in the local scene. He has written songs for Tower of Power and others. Gary produced and arranged Billy's first batch of tunes that feature superb musicians including Greg Adams (Tower of Power), Mike Elizondo (Dre Dre), Dann Gillen (Annie Lennox), and other fabulous players. Gary also played acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and keyboards.


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POP ROCK

SCOTT REEVES
This actor/singer/songwriter was also a soap opera star from "Young and the Restless". His producer Dann Gillen (Annie Lennox) hired Gary to play guitar on several tracks at Tito Jackon's former home/studio in the Hollywood Hills
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