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Ginetta M.

Meet Ginetta M.! This triple threat female power-house plays Pocket-Trumpet, sings, composes and leads the much acclaimed jazzy, funky, Original band : Ginetta’s Vendetta. Just back from a major co-headlining appearance (With the Fab organist Tony Monaco!) at the biggest Jazz Festival in the world, The Java Jazz Festival, Ginetta is currently at work on her 4th CD!!! Her recent tour thru Mexico in smaller venues was sold out & has continued to garner her new fans worldwide as she tours in support of her 3rd & Current CD: “Standards”. The submission of this “Standards” C.D. to the 56th annual Grammys resulted in her pre-nomination in 4 Categories: Best Improvised Jazz Solo (me!) , Best Improvised jazz Solo (Danny Walsh), Best Jazz Instrumental Album “Standards”, Best Instumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals, “Killer Joe” & was also in the Top 20 for 9 weeks on the National Jazz Week Chart!! Just another major accolade for this, as yet, undiscovered Superstar!! Ginetta is an alumna of the famed music school North Texas State U. and has decades of experience both on & off the road and in the studio! Her sophmore CD: Land on My Feet” was also a contender in the 55th Annual Grammy nominations in 5 Categories!!

In the early years she played with many Latin, Compa, Calypso, Merengue & Salsa bands, taking her on tours through Puerto Rico, Haiti, South America, Martenique & Guadeloupe.She also spent a Carnival season in Trinidad with her female horn section Amazon Brass! Her sideman recordings are too numerous to mention and cover a variety of styles from horn sectionals, to jazz solos, salsa montunos and R & B parts! Blues was also a defining factor in her musical evolution and she was an honorary “Holmes Sister” with the incredible “Holmes Brothers” band, playing with them for years and touring with them thru Canada, Nova Scotia and New England. She was always added to the horn section of Blues Legend Albert Collins whenever he came to NYC. A 2 year stint at the biggest russian club in NYC “The National” was followed by 3 more years on the road w/ the show band “Waterfront” covering the casino & hotel circuit! She also was the sole horn player & soloist for the American debut tour for The Boo Radleys, covering 45 states in 7 weeks!

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