Born in Birmingham, Alabama, trumpet player Gary Cordell has been on the Las Vegas music scene for over 25 years. He is a former member of The Nevada Symphony, The Nevada Chamber Orchestra, and The Nevada Opera Theater. He has been member of many of the Las Vegas Strip Orchestras including Sinatra – Dance With Me, Spamalot, Legends in Concert, The Golden Nugget Orchestra, The Guardian Angel Cathedral Orchestra, The Rat Pack, Phantom – Las Vegas, and Jersey Boys. He has performed with many top headliners including Billy Joel, Elton John, Sara MacLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Heart, Tears for Fears, Metallica, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Foster, Natalie Cole, Johnny Mathis, Graham Nash, The Turtles, Kenny Rogers, Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Frankie Vally and many others. He has taught trumpet at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the College of Southern Nevada as well as having his own private teaching studio en Las Vegas.