In 2003 he as awarded the title “Honoured friend of the Accordion “ by the CIA
In 2004 his hand print was added to the “ veterani della fisarmonica” museum in Recoaro Terme, Italy
He has several Cd’s available and 2 music books of his own compositions., titles “ musical Memories volume 1 and 2”
Gary has performed at Carrefour Mondial De L’accordeon in Quebec on 4 occasions , The Alfred Mirek festival in Moscow, The Melanin festival in Siberia , Leavenworth international festival USA 8 times, Accordionist Teachers Guild USA in Chicago and san Francisco, 3 times at the Las Vegas International festival USA, 3 times at the Kimberely Old time accordion festival Canada , World Accordion festival Sicily , International accordion Festival in Alsace Lorraine, Caister international Accordion festival (12 times), Blackpool International Festival (3 times), PIF castelfidardo 2017, UK accordion Championships ( 23 times !)
And his Band performed for the Coupe Mondial Gala evening in Scotland in 2008.
He has also performed in China, Korea , India, Kuwait, Dubai, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Ireland.