Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-Instrumentalist Gina Brooklyn, currently creates and resides in Akron, Ohio. Surrounded by musicians growing up,(her parents were in the local award-winning hard rock band named Krank) her unwavering passion for all things music began at the age of 5.
Less than a decade later, Gina recorded at OmniSound Studios in Nashville and Threshold Recording Studios in New York City. By the time she was 15, she recorded at Studio City Studios in Los Angeles, 515 Studios in Nashville, and Lava Room Recording Studios in Cleveland. She recently finished up several songs this year at the legendary Cove City Sound Studios on Long Island and most recently at the Sound Kitchen in Nashville, TN. with studio musician greats Lester Estelle Jr, Kyle Whalum, and Luke Sullivant (Kelly Clarkson's band). Now only 17 years of age, she is well-versed in piano, guitar, ukulele, and cajon.
Throughout her creative career, Gina has had the opportunity to perform at a multitude of prominent venues across the United States, including The BlueBird Cafe in Nashville, Lovecraft in NYC, AMPLYFi in LA, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
In March of 2017, Gina released her debut 6-song self-titled EP on iTunes which was well received by music critics as seen on her site at ginabrooklyn.com in the reviews section of her music page.
As a result of Gina's EP release, her sixth track "Beauty All Around"was nominated in the Best Pop Song category for the 2018 RoundGlass Music Awards to be held in NYC on January 26th, 2018 at the Edison Ballroom. Her nomination was listed amongst such music Legends as Ringo Starr and Grammy Nominated Artist Kokayi & Traci Braxton.
The first track on the EP called "Faceless"made Gina June's 2017 Artist Revelation Winner from The American Tracks Music Awards .
She also co-wrote a song called "From The Outside"(not on her EP) with songwriting legends Mike Shimshack and Stephanie Lewis who have sold over 40 million albums combined. The song was selected as a 2016 nominee for the Hollywood Songwriting Contest in the Country & Western category, won a bronze medal as a song finalist for the 2017 Global Music Awards, and most recently placed as a finalist in the country category for the 2017 Session I - John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
Both dedicated and equally as driven, Gina is on a mission to inspire as many people as possible through the universal language of music. Her musical style showcases a harmonious fusion of traditional folk and pop, soul-gripping melodies, engaging lyrics, and distinctive vocals that creates a captivating ambiance far ahead of its time.
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