Gary Pinto is regarded by his musical peers as being a rare talent who has the ability to touch the hearts of those who see him perform. This was evidenced when he received a standing ovation from Motown legend Smokey Robinson after witnessing Gary perform at a prayer meeting in Los Angeles. Gary Pinto has also received accolades from soul legend Stevie Wonder after being asked to perform at his daughter Sophia’s 16th birthday. Having been described as “…one of the most exciting solo vocalists in Australia and an Artist Terence Trent D’Arby and Lenny Kravitz would tip their hats to”, (Herald Sun), Gary sees these comparisons as flattering, describing his style as “…a unique crossing of cultures. Gary Pinto’s musical background includes fronting the multi platinum selling Bands, CDB, widely regarded as pioneers of R&B music in Australia. Through this involvement, Gary released two albums through Sony Music and toured extensively throughout the regions of Australia, Asia and the Pacific. Performing alongside John Denver in Seoul Korea to a live audience of 100,000 and a television audience of 77 million proves one of many highlights. CDB’s first album debuted ahead of the likes of Madonna and The Beatles Anthology album. Gary Pinto has also written songs for a number of Australian artists including Guy Sebastian, Anthony Callea, Christine Anu and Jimmy Barnes.