Gary Wilkins is the Director of the Bass program and a Bass Instructor for Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. He is responsible for creating and maintaining the Bass curriculum as well as teaching various courses. Gary has performed with Cissy and Whitney Houston, The New Jersey Mass Choir, Multicultural Ensemble (at the Newport Jazz Festival), and ‘Fender Bash’ at NAMM with Johnny Hiland. He has also been part of a private performance with jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader Lionel Hampton. Gary also played on many recordings including releases by Triple Platinum Recording Artist ‘Naughty By Nature’. He completed three years as a Jazz Performance Major at William Paterson University.