BIOGRAPHY

"Be it rock, rockabilly, pop, jazz or swing- whether an intimate or crowded venue setting-Gina has a predictable good time covered."

Gina Marie DeGregorio is a high energy singer, songwriter, and percussionist in the Chicago-land area. As an active performer around Chicago, Gina has made musical appearances on ABC, WGN, and Fox. She has also regularly headlined such high profile Chicago venues as the House of Blues, Metro, and Lincoln Hall. Her travels have taken her throughout the east and west coast, Nashville, Europe, and South America.

 

Gina is completely at home playing and singing a variety of styles including Jazz, Pop, Folk, Rock, Rockabilly, Musical theater, Western Swing, Americana, and Mambo. She has performed at a wide range of area events and festivals including The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, Lollapalooza, Chicago Craic Oyster Festival, Moon Runners Music Festival, Symco Shakedown, Mountian Top Music Festival, Grayslake Craft Beer Fest, and more.  
 

In addition to leading The Gina Marie Jazz Trio, Gina Marie and the Golden Bucks, and The Retroactive, She also performs with Paul Asaro and his Rhythm, the Chicago Swell Sisters,  She has made a multitude of appearances with Chicago's premier bands in every genre including The Alan Greshik Swing Shift Orchestra, Speakeasy Swing, The Flat Cats, Sway, and The Chicago Cellar Boys. She also performed as lead vocal/percussion.songwriter with King By FridayThe Westerlees drum kit and background vocals with Pearls Mahone, and percussion with the Chicago Bears Drumline and Chicago Bulls Drum Lines
 
Gina's original songs are catchy, energetic and fun with enough drama to keep things interesting! When selecting a book of standards in any genre she chooses unique selections with a wide range of emotion and character.