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, 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 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 Friday, The Westerlees drum kit and backgroun 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.