GARY REYNOLDS


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Hi, my name is Gary Reynolds.

I was born and grew up in Texas.  I moved to New Mexico in 1991 and settled in the East Mountains Range of Tijeras. I have recently moved to Cimarron New Mexico.

I learned to play the guitar at the age of nine years old.  I am a lefty, but Dad insisted I play with my right hand.  It was the only way he knew how to teach me to play.  These days I play many instruments, including rhythm and bass guitar, banjo, harmonica and drums.  The artists that influenced me most were John Denver, Michael Martin Murphey and Neil Young.  I performed with Bruce Channel in the '70s.  Bruce wrote and sang the number one hit "Hey Babe," in 1961. He was one of my mentors.  Finally, I sing and write...both lyrics and music.  I was selected as a finalist in the NMMA New Mexico Music Awards in 2006 for writing, singing and recording "Red River Glow."  My song . "Flying High Like And Eagle" is is going to be included on a compilation CD, "Son Of The Best Of New Mexico Western!"with other New Mexico artists.

I grew up in my 20's entertaining in many western Opries and bars in Texas.  Since then I have entertained all over the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico.  Of all the places I've been, I love New Mexico and the New Mexico audiences the best.  There are almost too many places to mention, but here are just a few:

Red River at The Bull of the Woods Saloon, The Motherlode Saloon and in The Black Crow Coffee House

Taos at the Plaza Gazebo and The Adobe Bar Taos Inn.

Albuquerque at the Albuquerque Folk Festival, The Expo New Mexico State Fair, The Blue Dragon Coffee House, St. Stephen Methodist Solid Ground Coffeehouse

Corrales NM -at the Territorial House Saloon

Socorro NM -at Manzanares Coffee House 

Tijeras NM-at Molly's Bar

Tijeras NM- Jo's Chameleon Cafe' Coffee House, 

Rio Rancho NM- at The Smokehouse BBQ

Santa Fe NM-at Santa Fe Brewing Co. Pub and Grill

Cedar Crest NM- at the Greenside Cafe

Chama NM- High Country Restaurant and Saloon

Albuquerque NM- Old Town Gazebo Plaza

Edgewood NM- Unity Church

Albuquerque NM- Bear Canyon Senior Center

Albuquerque NM- KAFB Officer Club

Tijeras NM- Just Imagine Gallery

Rio Rancho NM- Haynes Park Pavilion concert

Socorro NM- Stage Door Grill Restaurant

Jemez NM- Los Ojos Saloon & Restaurant

Albuquerque NM- Blue Jean Lounge

Cimarron NM- St,James Hotel