Ginger Leigh

Genre: Blues, Country/Americana, Folk, Jazz, Pop
Hometown: Austin, TX

Leigh has self-released 8 CD’s since 1996. She is prolific, driven, and generous. You will often find her assembling other musicians for causes, for her own concert-series “Love. on the Lawn” established in 2003, and for international touring in Italy. For three years in a row, Leigh has been the official emcee at the Houston Women’s Music Festival. Not only does Leigh work hard at promoting her own musical endeavors, but is also a published music critic for Central Texas’ N2 Magazine. Leigh appeals to large demographic around the globe, with whom she stays in close contact via her CD’s, her writings, her mailers and blogs, while also receiving radio play and rave reviews in publications around the world.

While listening to Ginger Leigh’s records or while watching her passionate performance on stage, you hardly realize that much of her music is serious. She comes across with a lightness and ease, lifting you, rather than pulling you down. She is in constant celebration of life’s questions and struggles. Her music is empowering, thus allowing her to be a chameleon in the genre-based world of the music business. You might catch Ginger Leigh performing at a country music festival, a folk festival, a rock or jazz club, making her point about living outside the box and without definitions. This she does with a piercing clarity, power and seduction as irresistible as the blue eyes with which she sings to you from stage.

Photo by Ruben Morales

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Posted on 1/24/12