Mayne is a resident of Washington and a Colorado native. From
big bands to salsa bands, to rock bands, to the symphonic stage, Gary has performed and recorded with a
diverse array of ensembles around the United States and the world. He is an active
performer, educator, clinician, and adjudicator who
loves working with students of all ages from all walks of life.
As a symphonic musician, Gary has performed with the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, the Wyoming Symphony and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. He also performs as a member of the SPARK Brass Quintet from Pennsylvania.
Since 2008 Gary has been the trombonist with Big Head Todd and the Monsters and has performed and recorded with them in Colorado, Florida, and the Caribbean.
As a big band performer he has performed and recorded regularly with
groups such as the 9th and Lincoln Orchestra, the Steve Owen Big Band, The Fred Hess Big Band, The Steve Lippia Big Band, the Dan Gailey Jazz Orchestra, the Colorado
Jazz Orchestra, the H2 Big Band, the Fred Hess Big Band, the Glenn
Miller Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and many more!
With a great passion for Latin American music, Gary has performed and recorded extensively with Quemando, Conjunto Colores, La Tremenda, Kizumba, Ceniza, La Candela and the Arturo Sandoval Mambo Big Band. He has performed with such notable singers as Luisito Carrion, Edgar Joel, Willie Gonzalez, Charlie Cruz, and Domingo Quinones. Gary led his own Salsa Band in Washington D.C. called SalsAmerica!
As a commercial musician Gary has recorded as a sideman and in horn sections for over 20+ albums and performs regularly with corporate band, The Bachelor Boys in DC.
Gary has a BME from the University of Northern Colorado and has studied trombone with Dr. Nat
Wickham and has MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC. Gary works with adolescents in a middle school setting and has a private therapy practice for adults in Tacoma, WA.