3rd & Lindsley Nashville
818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN, 37210
$ 15.00 / Age All Ages
From Hawaii to Alaska, Gale Mayes has been the signature alto background voice to as many artists as there are states. Her first studio experience was in Honolulu recording a duet with international jazz vocalist, Chris Blizzard, over 30 years ago. Her voice was so versatile Chriss producer booked her to lay vocals on the entire project. Later while living in Anchorage, Gale continued to sharpen her recording skills with live choir projects and local songwriters demo tapes.Music is in her bones. Gale makes music come alive. She is a songwriters dream lifting music from the written page and translating it into sweet ear candy that attracts major recording artists. Crossing all musical genres, Gale has performed with and recorded demos and tracks for: Reba McEntire, Wynonna Judd, Emmylou Harris, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Aretha Franklin, Andrae Crouch, Buddy Miller, Solomon Burke, Michael McDonald, Toby Keith, Josh Turner, Bill Gaither, and so many others.Moving to Nashville, Gale made her vocal presence known and was hired to sing background tracks for Handels Messiah: A Christmas Celebration, produced by Mervyn Warren and Quincy Jones. Songwriter and producer requests began pouring in and soon Gale Mayes had become a regular in recording studios on Music Row and throughout Music City USA.Soon she had amassed enough background, demo, voice-over sessions, and tour dates to work full-time in the music industry which is no easy feat! A song Gale wrote, Breakthrough for CeCe Winans Presents was also nominated for a prestigious Dove Award. Her most recent Grammy-winning project was in 2015 with Nashvilles own performing artist, Mike Farris, called Shine for All the People.Gales gifts continue to make room for her as she deservedly steps from the muted shadow of background singer to the dazzling spotlight center stage. Her performance skills are as strong as any artist she has stood behind, captivating audiences that are as diverse as her repertoire. Gale has toured the world, but her Mississippi roots keep her planted in Nashville where she is only beginning to bud into the full bloom of talent that is Gale Mayes.An Evening With Gale Mayes at 3rd and Lindsley, April 14th promises to be a show filled with classic musical hits of R&B, Blues, Jazz and Pop genres. Adding her honey-toned style to the music, you are sure to be talking about this show for days.