Official Biography (courtesy of Gino Goss)
Over the past four decades, Gino has honed his skills as a trumpet and flugelhorn artist adding Latin jazz percussions to his repertoire. While attending college at University of Arkansas, Gino played with the band Brown Sugar.
Gino has performed with some of the best in music including the late Art Porter, Jr., Kim Waters, the late Art Porter, Sr., Yolanda Adams, Freda Payne, the Clark Sisters, Jimmy Jam with Time Band, B.B. King, and many others While a member of Portrait Band and Westside Band Gino performed as opening act for such artists as Prince, Morris Day and The Time, Bobby Blue Bland, The Barkays, Confunkshun, B.B. King, The Deele, Natalie Cole, The Gap Band, Rick James, Tina Marie, The O’Jays, Cameo, as well as others.
A master artist and performer, Gino decided in 2008 it was time to break away and embark on his own, forming Gino Goss and Jammajazz. In 2009, he released is debut CD ALMOST FAMOUS to glowing reviews. ALMOST FAMOUS was written and produced by Gino and Tete ‘B’ on Gino’s independent label Jammajazz Records, Inc., where Gino is featured on trumpet, flugelhorn and Latin percussions. Various cuts from this freshman CD can be heard globally. Through Gino’s close work with some of the world’s greatest musicians, as well as drawing from a wide-ranging repertoire of pop, jazz, contemporary, and R&B music he has been led to create aesthetically rewarding performances which capture and accentuates the warmth, excitement, chemistry, and spontaneity of his shows. Gino’s unique sound and style leaves you with a silky, sexy, smooth and mystical feeling.