Gary Carl is a Singer / Songwriter from Northeastern PA. 
From 1992 - 2014, he played his hands in the World of Coverbands in the local Scranton Area groups Eternity, Jeffrey James Band, Tom and Gary Duo, Johnson, Brothers Capone and a few other projects.

Gary played Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Harmonica, Trumpet, Alto & Tenor Saxophone, Bass, sang Lead and Background Harmony Vocals, and did what he could to entertain from backyards and front porches to Restaurants, Bars, Mobile Bandstands, Fire Company Picnics, Wedding Venues, and even at a prison for inmates.

His first taste of writing and recording came in February 1990, at 15 years old, at SI Studios Scranton PA.  After a few more years of playing in cover bands, and continuing writing Originals, he returned to SI Studios Old Forge PA in the Fall of 2008 with his Original Rock Project jakesway.  A few tracks had been played from each album, by Alan Stout on Scranton / WB's 105 The River on "Music on the Menu", Jim Price on Altoona's "Homegrown Rocker" on 105.9 QWiK , and were featured as the "New Artist of the Week" on the Nationally Syndicated, "The Second Shift Show", when it was run on Weeknights on Scranton / WB's Froggy 101.  Each album also had been featured and reviewed on www.pamusician.net, and published in their monthly, Pennsylvania Musician Magazine.

With 3 Full Length Albums in their Discography, the jakesway project was put on an indefinite hiatus for everyone involved to pursue different personal and professional interests.

With a newly rekindled passion for writing and recording, Gary had sought out to begin and complete his Debut Solo Country Album, "Off the Grid", which kicked off a 9 Session venture at SI Studios on Sept 13, 2016, with "Bagpipes &  Elvis Tunes" and "Buck & Rumble" being tracked.

Along with the talents of John "Chickie" Yanochik, Joe "Wiggy" Wegleski, Tom Borthwick, Lenny Mecca, Chris Condel, and Steve "Stove" Nelson, Gary Carl and crew final mixed and mastered the album on February 23, 2017.

The 12 Track "Off the Grid" album is available for purchase on cdbaby.com, as well as multiple websites for Digital Download and streaming such as, ITunes, Spotify, Amazon, BestBuy, YouTube, Apple Music, iHeartRadio, Napster, and more.  He also can be visited on www.reverbnation.com/garycarlcountry and www.facebook.com/garycarlcountry .

Gary Carl's Second effort, "North Branch of Heaven", is due for release Spring 2018.

Gary Carl is a proud Artist member, Advisory Board Member, and backed by The Kitson Art Alliance.  The Kitson Arts Alliance is a non-profit, collaborative effort that inspires partnerships connecting the art, antiques & collectibles community, the artists & artisans community, the music community, and the farm-to-table community with citizens, schools, corporations, and foundations to promote a unified and sustainable community that provides a bridge enhancing and strengthening through leadership, advocacy, and the cultivation of multicultural arts. Kitson Arts Alliance embraces diversity among the arts to foster economic, community, and educational growth.  For more information visit,
http://www.kitsonartsalliance.org/ .