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About the ArtistWith soulful, heartfelt vocals, walls of guitars, funky grooves, horns and beautiful string melodies, the music of singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Gande crosses all barriers.
Music is supposed to make you feel..."
Joe's music provides listeners with dynamics, heartfelt emotions and raw intensity. His songs are filled with soaring melodies, catchy hooks, addictive, sing along choruses, introspective, self-searching moments and pure driving rock & roll
An Emotional Journey..."
Emotions will undoubtedly arise upon listening to the music of Joe Gande. Joe draws on a variety of personal life experiences, painting a thought-provoking, abstract landscape that all can undeniably relate to. Songs about life, loss, ups, downs, love lost and found and the human condition. Songs about learning, searching, questioning, understanding, healing, finding...
Stop, Look, and Listen.
Joe has the uncanny ability to reach people and make them feel - a voice charisma and presence that immediately draw in a crowd and makes any Joe Gande and The Godsend Sessions live performance an exciting, memorable no holds-barred site to see-passion and pure guts!
Singing, writing, arranging, producing-all without ever taking a formal musical lesson in his life. A prolific songwriter and self-taught guitarist with an ear for melody since a young age, the music just comes into his head. From arranging horn charts, drum fills and grooves, scoring beautiful lush string sections and vocal harmonies, to bangin'out some funky piano...
Top 10 in Funk, June 2010
April 2009 Funk/Groove & Soul Rock
March 2009 Funk/Groove & Soul Rock
April 2010 Judging Excellence