Grace Gigi Smitherman was born in Georgetown, Georgia, on New Years Day and later growing up in Pennsylvania; she is a successful business owner who always had dreams of being a jazz singer. Gigi got her musical inspiration when she was growing up in Pennsylvania; her first memory of music was of Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee at the young age of 5 years. She started piano lessons at the age of 7 and often played for the church choirs.
GiGi has developed a unique vocal and writing style which mirror female artist as; Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughn and Phyllis Hyman. Grace has been named "Gigi” by her many fans, cause she always carries a beautiful handmade fan that won her the tag “The Lady With The Fan,” wherein her female admirers/fans are so uniquely named “Fanistas”!
With her cool but sensual singing style, writing ability, and her fortuitously elegant looks, Gigi took the jazz community in Lake Charles by storm in the late 2012. Her writing style strikes fairly close to that tradition-mode of Jazz that captures the imagination of the listener. Gigi brings the audience a rich, full sound that posses varied registers that soothes, delights and seduces her listening audience. A fan recently commented of Gigi: “Smooth as fine wine, she graces the stage with style and glamour along with adding a little sass to her performance.” Please sit back and enjoy the journey gigi will take you on about her life and career. Contact information for GiGi Rashid Bahati 8306 Wilshire Blvd #227
Beverly Hills, Ca 90211 phone number 323-781-8838 email firstname.lastname@example.org
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