Official Biography (courtesy of Gina Breedlove)
The creative force of gina Breedlove is as dangerous and delightful as this earth we share. folksoul is the signature sound of this
versatile vocalist and songwriter who defies and Re-defines genre. A coalescence of rhythm & blues, with cadences of folk, folksoul allows one to find one's own way through the music, and is uniquely empowering in that way.
Gina began performing at age 15, singing backup vocals for the amazing Phylis Hyman. Her touring life began at 17 when she joined
Harry Belafonte for four International tours as his featured vocalist. Subsequently, gina has performed as featured vocalist with many amazing artists, including Ronny Jordan, Craig Harris, Sekou Sundiata, Ani Difranco, and Toshi Reagan.
With folksoul, gina has invented a delectable melange, a contemporary sound with classic orchestration and an irresistible groove. it is indeed the medicine many of us have been waiting for. It's music that celebrates the love we struggle to build, and represents a courageouskind of beauty-- that essential antidote to what ails us. Simply put, we need this.