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About

MISSISSIPPI'S DAUGHTER

 

 

Gabbie McGee is a self-proclaimed "country gal", born and raised in the heart of the Mississippi Delta (Greenville, Mississippi). Her performances are sincere and soul-stirring, a true reflection of her deep affection for the fertile soil, strong hands and giving hearts that shaped her into the woman she is today. She credits her heartfelt lyrics and the passionate way she delivers a song to her GOD given ability to overcome obstacles. 

 


AND ALL THAT JAZZ

For the past 15 years of Gabbie's life, her incredible love for music and the arts is evident in the many projects, programs and charity events she chooses to support.  Her fondness for Jazz is undeniable; preserving the art form for future generations is a  mission she pursues with all of her heart. Throughout the year you can find her introducing Jazz through teaching the music of Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday to music students in underfunded public schools all over the country. 

 

With two independent albums under her belt, BMI Independent Songwriter's Recognition for her song 'Mississippi's Daughter', The 2014 Belk Modern Southern Music Award, the 2014 Mississippi Arts Council Artist of Year Award and appearances in the 2015 Emmy Award Winning HBO feature film 'Bessie' as well as the 2016 Academy Award Nominated film 'Hidden Figures', Gabbie McGee is rapidly becoming a recognizable face and name in the entertainment industry. 

Before taking a break from performing to welcome 3rd baby Ella Grace Kelly to the world, Gabbie embarked on her first independent tour (Summer, 2015); placing her in front of thousands of jazz enthusiast and landing her on historic stages like the E.E. Bass Auditorium in her hometown of Greenville, Mississippi, The Biltmore Estates in Asheville, North Carolina, The Historic 4th Street Jazz Festival in Birmingham, Alabama, the Los Angeles, California Jazz & Art Festival and the famed Blues Alley Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

 

Heralded by Talk Show Host, Author, and Celebrated Comedian Steve Harvey as one of the best singers to ever stand on his stage --  listeners, fans, and followers appreciate Gabbie's fresh take on jazz standards as well as the honest approach she takes in presenting her original works.


 

 


HAPPY WIFE & MOM LIFE

Currently, Gabbie resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Audio Engineer, George Kelly and their 3 children.  

Gabbie with her husband and children: Elijah, Ella Grace & Evelyn 

“My wife wears a lot of hats and with the help of the good Lord, she wears them all well.  She proudly showcases her love for our marriage, our family and the work we do together in music – she’s an amazing woman.  I often tell people, to be moved by her voice, to find pieces of yourself within the lyrics of her songs… these things only ignite the infatuation.  But to see her live, to witness her shed tears of joy & pain as she sings, to connect with her when she laughs and flashes that gorgeous smile – that is where the true love affair with Gabbie McGee begins...You have to see her.  You have to see her do what she was born to do.”

-George Kelly, Jr.   

  
Wikipedia: Gabbie McGee 

SOCIALLY...

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Lately...

GOOD JOB GABBIE!     

Thanks to the support of Gabbie's family, friends & fans, she landed the #6 spot as a top 25 finalist for the Hallmark Network's Home & Family DIY Star competition!  This Mississippi girl is no stranger to the DIY world, as an independent recording artist, Wife and Mother of 3 (yep, she had a baby recently); making things fabulous while being frugal is her speciality!

 

Gabbie had a blast with hosts Mark Steines & Christina Ferrare

 Producer Susan Sullivan helped Gabbie make her segment shine!

Makin' memories while makin' stuff  — at Universal Studios Backlot Home & Family Set

Musically...

 
For over 20 years, Greenville, Mississippi's Arts Council has honored artists with roots in Washington County who have made a significant contribution to the world of art and been recognized outside the Delta. 
 
The Greenville Arts Council would like to honor, its very own, Gabbie McGee with the Artist Award. 

Endorsed by:

 

Jen Farris  

Assistant Location Manager at FX Networks

"Gabbie McGee exudes positive energy. As an arts advocate and lover of music, I have, on several occasions, engaged with the Gabbie McGee "experience"! Experience is the best way to describe the encounters because they left me wanting more. High energy, positive vibes and enjoyable entertainment! She is the consummate live performer!"
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Erica Hoffman

Vocal Coach at Jan Smith Studios

"Gabbie is one of the most hard working women I know in the music business. Her voice is like butter and you will melt the moment you hear her. Her lyrics are honest and accessible and she is engaging, and lovely to watch in a live performance. She includes her family in her work instead of managing them on the side. Gabbie is a wonderful role model of a renaissance woman for 21st century women."