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Thursday, 17 September 2020

An interview with Gina Wood

Band Name 

Gina Wood

What first got you into music ?
Listening to Elp Keith Emerson Eddie Jobson, Yes, Steve Wilson

Who Inspired you to create music ?
The musicians that I have listened to all my life from Emerson to Wakeman, so many

What kind of music do you make?
Ambient with a classical twist

What is your creative process like?
I get up and play every day. I'm lucky enough to record at home so start improvising and take it from there.

Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Wow thats a toughie But I love who I am working with now shin*semia Josef Umo Xitb etc you can find these guys on Soundcloud

If you could go to an open show by any artist who would it be?
Right now Jacob Collier, had tickets due to covid cancelled

What is one message you would give to your fans ?
First of all thank you for all your kindness and support. Stay healthy be safe!!!

What is the most useless talent you have ?
Making paper airplanes

Do you sing in the shower? which songs?
No you would not want to hear that mess lol.

What would you be doing now if it wasn't music
Well I was a Nurse for many years but prefer music

Where have you performed ? Favourite? Worst? Do you have any gigs coming up?
Gigs whats that ?? oh pre covid was going to play in Texas, well that cease to exist just recording right now.

How do you feel the internet has changed music ?
In a way you have the ability to see and hear artists from around the world. Which is good

What is your favourite song to perform? *
Right now Lost Heart, Nebula for the ambient and sonic fun!

what famous musicians do you admire ?
I'm going to sound like a broken record Emerson just his ability to take classical pieces and turn them into something that everyone could get into

whats the worst trouble you have been in?
Got a ticket I'm pretty meek like to stay out of trouble :-)

whats the best ever advice you have been given ?
Keep trying and have fun with it!!

If you could change anything about the music industry what would it be ?
Its very difficult these days isn't it? I know so many musicians that are extremely talented and they can't get a break. I guess to recognize these guys for the great talent that they have even if they are not on the top 100 you get my drift.

Whats next for you ?
Working on a new album due out in November and to keep playing !!

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