Miami Saxophone Quartet - Alto Saxophone
University of Miami, Frost School of Music - Professor of Music and Director of Studio/Jazz Writing
Artist's BiographyAs an arranger, Gary Lindsay’s pop music credits include Jose Feliciano, Gloria Estefan, Jaci Velasquez, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, Michael Bolton and many more. Jazz writing credits include the Maynard Ferguson Band, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny, Arturo Sandoval, the Atlantean Driftwood Band, the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band and Studio Orchestra, as well as commissions for the US Air Force “Airmen of Note.” The Arturo Sandoval album “I Remember Clifford” garnered him a Grammy nomination in jazz arranging. Gary’s extensive writing for the Miami Saxophone Quartet includes both original compositions and arrangements of pieces by prominent artists.
In addition to the Miami Saxophone Quartet, Gary has performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Henry Mancini, Stevie Wonder, Johnny Mathis, Mike and Randy Brecker, Arturo Sandoval, Jaco Pastorius and others. He has performed as a featured jazz soloist with the Florida Philharmonic and the Naples Philharmonic. Gary is Professor of Music and Director of the Studio/Jazz Writing program and DMA program in Jazz Composition at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he has been teaching for 25 years. He is a recipient of an NEA grant in jazz composition.