|After releasing her first album
and receiving widespread acclaim in Canada, Ginny Mitchell decided to
bring her talent to California in 1991. Her music can best be described
as a "rootsy" mix of Americana and country. An accomplished singer,
writer and instrumentalist, Ginny began singing at age 4 and playing
guitar at 12. First-time listeners and longtime fans alike are drawn in
by her honest and soulful delivery, which has been compared to Emmylou
Harris, Shawn Colvin, Linda Ronstadt , Roseanne Cash and the great Patsy
Her accomplishments started in British Columbia, Canada, where
21-year-old Ginny became the winner of the Canadian County Music
Associations Best New female Vocalist. This high-profile win eventually
lead lead her to tour throughout Canada and the US as an opening act for
Tammy Wynette, k.d. lang, Ricky Skaggs, Asleep at the Wheel and Greg
Allman. Her independent CD, “Just to Hear Your Voice” released in 2006,
has also received praise and airplay across the US.
Today, Ginny finds herself juggling time between live performances,
producing Santa Cruz Live, as well as continuing to write material for
her next release. With all her hard work, ambition and exposure, this
looks to be another promising and successful year for Ginny Mitchell.
Early influences: Gordon Lightfoot, the Beatles, Judy Collins, the Band
Favorite word: Yes
Favorite Movie: Local Hero
Unusual Skill: Splitting wood
Ginny Mitchell's “Lovesong” is featured on
KPIG's Greatest Hits Vol.2
on CD now!
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"What a pleasure just to
hear that voice! Again
Ginny Mitchell delivers an exquisitely phrased and emotive
outpouring in her instantly recognizable alto ... My hat's off to every
of this production."
– Mark Schatz, Nickel Creek