Gia Ciambotti

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Gia Ciambotti (born September 13, 1962 in Hollywood, California)[1] is an American singer. She first came to prominence in the late 1980s as a member of the band The Graces, with Charlotte Caffey and Meredith Brooks. The group released the album Perfect View in 1989 and had a Billboard Hot 100 hit with the single "Lay Down Your Arms". The group disbanded in the early 1990s.

In 1992, Gia Ciambotti joined Bruce Springsteen as a backing vocalist for his Bruce Springsteen and the "Other Band" Tour. Since then she has worked as a session singer for artists such as Lucinda Williams, Natalie Cole, Chicago and others. She also performed with a group called The Scarletts (who were originally called BooBoo Fine Jelly).[2]

In 2004, she released her first album in collaboration with Ned Albright. Titled Snowflake, it is a collection of traditional and original lullabies for children. 2007 saw the release of her first proper solo album, Right As Rain. She is the daughter of bassist John Ciambotti.

Discography[edit]

  • Snowflake (with Ned Albright & Friends) (2004)
  • Right as Rain (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gia Ciambotti biography
  2. ^ Barry, David S. (December 30, 1994). Hearing Is Believing Despite their `suburban California white chicks' image, the Scarletts have found their groove in a soul sound. Los Angeles Times

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