We had the good fortune of connecting with Gianna Harris and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Gianna, why did you pursue a creative career?
The way my artistic story begins and the journey so far has been organic, natural and so rewarding. I enjoy being an artist and I really don’t know what I would be doing if I wasn’t. The things that I have done and people I have met prove that I am definitely doing what I am meant to do. I’ve met best friends and people I consider family.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’m currently working on music for my EP and I’m really excited to share my original work. My first single, Anger, is out now and available on all streaming platforms! It’s been fun to discover my style and find the sound for my music. I listen to so many different genres and styles and I want to portray that in my songs. I work with a really great producer, Troy Bell, and he knows me so well, we make a great team. He gets my voice and my style and when we work together the music comes together beautifully. I really can’t wait to share the other music we’ve been working on together.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The best thing about living in New Jersey is that we’re in the middle of everything. We would go to spots in NYC, NJ and PA.
In NYC we would visit Central, Bryant and Washington Square Parks. Then the Broadway shows and the Museum of Natural History. The most important thing is the food, I would take them to some of my favorite restaurants – Patsy’s on 56th, Pio Pio on 34th and El Centro on 9th.
The NJ leg would be Great Adventure theme park in Jackson, New Jersey and definitely the beach, Asbury Park or Point Pleasant. We would eat from my favorite bagel place, Bagels and Beyond and eat at Rats Restaurant in Mercer County.
In PA we would go to the Poconos. Depending on the season, you can ski, snowboard, snow tube, white water raft, camp or go the water parks they have there.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
So many people to shoutout! My parents for always being there for me. My first two vocal coaches, Natalie Megules and Debbie Michaels – they believed in me and pushed me to pursue singing and performing. My best friends from School of Rock – Carly Gendell, Diego Lucano.