Gary Honor



Saxophonist Gary Honor is a member of the well known worship team at Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia where he plays regularly. Gary has recorded on and written brass arrangements for numerous praise and worship CD’s for Hillsong Church and has also been featured on an instrumental album by Hillsong.

Gary has also firmly established himself in the Sydney Music scene performing regularly at the Newmarket Hotel with his 10-piece band "Bump City" (regarded as being Sydney’s finest old-school soul funk band).  He has also been working with other artists such as the "Fabulous Blues Brothers Show", "Oh Boy –The Buddy Holly Show", "Frank Bennett and the Sydney All-Stars", American Gospel Award winning Jazz ensemble "Scat", "Deva Permana’s Multifunksee, The Power Of Two, Troy Smith and Peter Morgan’s Lamore Trio. Also, he featured as a soloist with The Allniters in support of UB40’s pacific tour 2004.

Over the past few years Gary has traveled all over Australia performing in every major city. He has been a featured soloist with the Navy Big Band and Wind Orchestra on numerous occasions and has had the opportunity to play music in international destinations such as Greece, Crete, Japan, China, Philippines, Guam and also Norfolk Island for ANZAC day.

Gary first began playing alto saxophone at the age of 10. After graduating from high school Gary received a scholarship and attended the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and enrolled in the Jazz course. It was during his time in Queensland that Gary became very aware of the spiritual aspects of music and soon realized that his music was a gift from his Creator. After re-dedicating his life to Christ his music took on a more substantial meaning.

Gary shares, "I will always be thankful for what God has done in my life, everything that has happen for me so far is in preparation for what is to come. God has an eternal purpose and will for me that I previously was unaware of. As I live my life and play my music I realize more and more that there is no greater freedom than a life in Christ."

Here is Gary's debut solo CD – "Atmospheric". 


"Gary has composed, arranged, and recorded a very impressive debut CD. I consider Gary one of the upcoming stars on the horizon in the Christian Smooth Jazz genre...catchy tunes, memorable hooks, and tasty Sax work are all included on this fine CD!"  David Arivett - CJA Network

Audio samples

Calle Danza
Heaven Sent

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