Gary Reed is a writer of vocal and instrumental songs and an accomplished guitarist. His music is a mixture of pop, Americana, and country with a touch of blues. He performs both solo and as an accompanist tastefully blending technique and style. His vocal songs have been described as engaging, fun, humorous, and from-the-heart. They explore topics from failed dance lessons to struggles with strong-willed women. Comments about his finger and flatpicking instrumental guitar music include beautiful, relaxing, and carefully crafted.