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Gizelle Smith

Gizelle Smith

Origin: United Kingdom

Main instrument: Vocal

Genre: R&B/Soul/Funk

Born in Manchester to an Afro-American father and a Seychellois mother, Gizelle Smith honed her skills as a singer and trumpeter performing with a number of big bands. After earning a master's in film composition, she moved to London to work as a composer and singing tutor for an independent theatre company.  In 2009, she released her first album, Gizelle Smith & the Mighty Mocambos, recorded with a funk group in Hamburg, Germany. It includes the cut Working Woman, which was a big hit in soul and funk clubs. In 2010, Smith spread the word about the disc with a European tour that took her to Paris, Berlin, Milan, Marseille and Manchester. The following year, she made her Festival debut.



  • Gizelle Smith - 2011 Concert

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