Today we cast the spotlight on the multi-talented Gary Thomas, who has made waves with his new Frank Sinatra tribute album titled First, Last and Forever. A professionally trained vocalist, Gary Thomas has devoted his life to honing his craft and entertaining audiences with an engaging and vivacious performance style.
What sets Gary apart is his fresh approach to music – he allows the melody to lead him, crafting each performance with sincere authenticity. His insight into embodying the spirit of Sinatra is intriguing. Rather than simply imitating the legend, he delves deep into the essence of Sinatra’s songs, creating an immersive and intimate connection with the music.
His latest album is a testament to this philosophy. Each track is an exploration of Sinatra’s repertoire, a journey that Gary embarks on with immense respect and artistic integrity. The result is an album that captures Sinatra’s charm and charisma but through the distinctive lens of Gary Thomas. His powerful vocals breathe new life into these timeless classics, offering listeners a fresh yet familiar experience.
In this tribute album, Gary Thomas accomplishes the difficult task of honoring the legendary Frank Sinatra, while also asserting his own artistic voice. It’s a stunning blend of nostalgia and novelty that fans of Sinatra and new listeners alike will undoubtedly appreciate.
In tracks such as “Fly Me to the Moon” and “Come Fly with Me,” Gary indeed does Sinatra justice, while breathing in his unique charm. The way he delivers these classics is nothing short of mesmerizing. His voice, imbued with a sense of nostalgia, weaves an enchanting aura around Sinatra’s timeless melodies. These performances are more than mere renditions, they are reinventions that radiate Gary’s distinct musical spirit while preserving the Sinatra essence.
Don’t miss this captivating tribute – it’s a testament to the timeless power of Sinatra’s music and Gary Thomas’ unique artistry.
Gary Thomas performs with his band Gary Thomas and the Tom-Toms which includes Paul Coscino on piano, Mark Berls on bass, Tom Klein on guitar, and Nils Higdon on drums.
His new album is now streaming on Spotify and major music streaming services: