Her band of 10 years is Jazz in Pink. She is a member of NARAS and volunteers at Hands4Hope, a free after school program. As a musician, this is the short list of those she has worked with: Brenda Russell, Jermaine Jackson, Pink, Norman Brown, Patti Austin, Jeff Lorber, Bobby Womack, & Jonathan Butler.
New Beginnings, Gail Jhonson’s 5th solo project on Philly the Kid Records. With the loss of her son, her daughter off to Berklee college, and unexpected surgery; Gail found out quick, that things were changing in her life, and time for a new beginning. She leads the all star female ensemble, Jazz in Pink, and produced their debut cd, 1st Collection.
Gail is the recipient of a 2009, Grammy® Award nod for Pearls CD and two Black Women In Jazz Awards 2014 & scored for a DVD movie release Sept 2015. New Beginnings CD features an array of musicians; along with Marion Meadows, Hamilton Hardin and co-producer/saxophonist Mike Parlett (Solar Radio). This Cd has high energy tracks, and sure to be a chart buster, especially the 1st single release, “Uptown Philly”! It includes an awesome arrangement of the Beatles classic, “And I Love Her”, featuring Rob McDonald on vocals.
Available On: iTunes