Gary Winstead


I have played and taught for over 50 years. Mostly record at home now. Just an old piano player.






What is music to you? What does it give you?

Relaxes and gives hope through hard times.

What is your music dream?

Write the perfect song that brings people together.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Teach children that hate is not needed. All people are important. Then maybe the next generations will do better than us.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The Old Rugged cross

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

I like all of the old Country and 60 and 70's bands.

What inspires you to make music?

To make people feel.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Hope and Love

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Eliminate the politics and work to bring people together.

What do you think of Drooble?

I am new and learning but so far I enjoy it.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

My lack of confidence in myself.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes: I go to as many events as I can.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Good songs and stage presence.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Devo: River Salt