Gary Wicks, bass, a virtuoso on both acoustic and electric bass, played and toured around the world with the Grammy Award® winning group The Manhattan Transfer for 5 years. With “The Transfer,” Gary played in myriad international music festivals and on the group’s most recent recording. Originally from Albany, NY, this second generation bassist has been a part of the vibrant music scenes in London, Los Angeles, Albany and Boston, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Double Bass Performance from the New England Conservatory. Gary taught on faculty at the Silver Lake Conservatory of Music and currently teaches at The Musician’s Institute. Gary proudly plays D’Addario Zyex bass strings and endorses Eden Electronics amplification. For Gary’s compositions and arrangements, please visit www.garywicks.com, bassygrove productions (ASCAP).