A singer before she could talk & a songwriter before she could write…
11 year old Houston-based singer-songwriter Gabriella Rose is a multi-instrumentalist, who plays piano, guitar, mandolin & ukulele. First taking the stage in 2017 to play her smashing rendition of “Blue Bayou” with the TCB jazz orchestra. Since then, she has criss-crossed the United States & wowed crowds with tone & heart in her voice, & shared the stage with many talented musicians along the way, including:
Mickey Gilley, Lee Roy Parnell, Samantha Fish, Phoebe Hunt and the Gatherers.
A singer’s singer,with a voice as big as the heart of Texas— she has earned praise from Grammy Award winning songwriters, Diane Warren & Liz Rose, & Grammy Award winning vocalist, LeAnn Rimes Cibrian, The Mavericks & Eliades Ochoa from Buena Vista Social Club.
Gabriella has performed at many live music venues & events as a well as winning vocal & song-writing competitions, including:
-National Anthem singer for the New York YANKEES
-The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville
-LAYLA’s in Nashville
-The Local in Nashville
-MerleFest in North Carolina
-finalist, Old Settler’s Music Festival in Tilmon, TX
-Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, RodeoRockstar competition
-youngest vocalistHonors Jazz program Frost School of Music UM
-The Bryan Glazer JCC
-The Carrollwood Cultural Center
-Picnic in the Park, Henry B. Plant Museum
-Okeechobee Bluegrass Festival
-Palatka Bluegrass Festival
-Brooksville Bluegrass Festival
-Sertoma Bluegrass Festival
-StringBreak Music Fest
-Bands & Ballots
Additionally, she has performed on live radio and television shows in: Florida (WMNF), Tennessee (WDVX) & in Kentucky (WKYT).
Gabriella is a lover of all music, she is inspired by the big voices & sound of jazz, blues, & country— like Patsy Cline, Ella Fitzgerald, Roy Orbison, Etta James, Marty Robbins, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Vince Gill & Bob Wills.
Gabriella released her first single “Christmas Baby” in November of 2018 and she is currently writing and working on new music for her first full-length release.