About Gary Lynn Floyd
Learn a little about my history, origins and influences.
Gary Lynn Floyd is an American singer-songwriter who connects straight to the heart with his soulful style.
A native of Houston, Gary began picking out melodies on a piano at four years old, and he’s been making music ever since. Today, he writes deep and meaningful music and shares these songs to audiences across the country. His style is a mix of pop, rhythm, and blues, combining silky vocals with powerful lyrics.
It is Gary’s openness to divine inspiration that fuels his endless supply of musical ideas and creates his inspirational lyrics. That’s the light that shines through his performances. With his piano, Gary is a catalyst for positive change and raises the collective vibration through his music and his welcoming presence on stage.
Gary brings to his musical performances the culmination of a life’s work. From early roots in gospel and jazz to stage and screen acting to his recent one-man show “When Gary Met Harry: The Music of Harry Warren”, Gary draws from a deep and eclectic well of talent and experience.
Unanimously, critics and fans alike respond to Gary with open arms. As examples, the Global Women’s Empowerment Network selected Gary’s “Unbound” as its theme song. The CW Network Television Series, TroubadorTX, featured Gary among celebrated Texan singer-songwriters. Also, his critically acclaimed EP, The Gospel of Zen, was nominated for three 2010 OutMusic Awards, including Album of the Year.
Gary also has written and recorded various film scores such as “Music in the Meaning” for the Noetic Films’ documentary, Viktor & I.
In his album My88keys Vol. 1, Gary goes unplugged and invites fans to lean in close for an intimate session. The first single, “Love Cover Me“, sets the tone with its inspirational and poetic message of love and light.
“Kindness wash over me / Make me a symphony / Play every note you can find”.