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Gina "G" Osmar / Press

"I had the pleasure of meeting Drummergirl G today when she was performing at NAMM. Gina is really good! And I won't qualify that with "... for a 15 year old." She is simply really good! Great time, and great playing with the right parts and appropriate fills. She slams, but she uses dynamics well, with a very smooth technique around the kit. I do need to cite her age when I say that she's seasoned well beyond her years. I couldn't have done any better on that gig, and she added the kind of fresh flair that I think I've forgotten along the way. Excellent playing Gina, you have a bright future ahead!" Bermuda Schwartz, Drummer-Weird Al and Administrator for www.drummerworld.com

““Gina M. is an awesome young drummer with a very good future in the drumming world . Hopefully I can tech for her one day.” - Sako Karaian, drum tech; System of a Down & Scars on Broadway. (Dec. 5, 2011)”

Sako Karaian - Letter

"At only 13 years old, Gina "G" Osmar has left well respected musicians and producers wanting more and asking her to contribute to their albums. She has played more than 400 live shows and has been asked to be a session drummer for well-known country artists. She is also an Artist Endorser for Soultone Cymbals and Pearl Drums. Gina has emerged as a young artist and caught our eye here at Tom Tom. Don't let her age fool you. This girl rocks!"

“I wish Gina all the best in her development as a drummer and all her future musical endeavors. Welcome to Remo! -Adam Murphy, Artist Relations Mgr.”

Adam Murphy - Remo Drum Heads

“Audix Newest...and Youngest Artist! An Interview with Gina Marie Osmar... Audix's newest artist is a drummer who is building a significant recording and YouTube resume with solid technique, deep musical knowledge, and a singular dedication to the art and craft of drumming. It may surprise you that Gina Marie Osmar is a 12 year-old sports-playing school kid, but to a growing group of musical collaborators from L.A., Nashville, and Australia, the secret has been out for some time! http://www.audixusa.com/docs_12/latest_news/EFyVpFVkuucotJCUnV.shtml”

“ Welcome to the Alien Ears family Gina! You are why we are in the business....aspiring young talent like yourself....its a gift. We are proud to be an endorser. Andre at Alien Ears Tuesday, Jan 8 at 5:01 PM”

“It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of recommendation on behalf of Gina Marie Osmar. I have known Gina since early 2011 when, due to her exceptional talent and dedication displayed at such an early age, she was offered an endorsement by Soultone Cymbals. Since then, Gina has continued to be a great asset to our company and a great percussionist among our many talented artists. Unlike other young artists, Gina has been very persistent and passionate to follow her dreams and to continuously improve upon her talents. Aside from her passion for music, Gina has also been very involved in helping those less fortunate and supporting her community and she is a real role model and positive example for others to follow. I highly recommend Gina for the Texas State Artist – State Musician award. I think she is a very promising musician and she will be an inspiration for many such your artists in Texas and all over the world. Sincerely, Iki Levy - Soultone Cymbals”

Ike Levy, Owner - Soultone Cymbals - Texas State Artist-StateMusician Nomination

“The drumming recording for this song, "This Feeling" is performed by 12 year old girl Gina "G" Osmar of the United States. "G" was able to capture the essence of the song, maintaining its feeling whilst adding in her own valuable variations. This will hopefully be the first of many collaborations between this young drummer, with talent beyond her years, and "Banana Nightmare"!”

“QUOTE FROM LINKEDIN RECOMMENDATION: David hired you as a MUSICIAN in 2012 and hired you more than once Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert “Gina came highly recommended to our recording session as one of the best drummers in the USA...she was super fast and very efficient ...learned and created her drumming role within the song and kept perfect time....her drum rolls intro into each new chrous and verse were tasteful and masterful..Gina is a major player in the music field and will definitely become one of the most sought after drummers in the music world..sessions and concerts as well...” January 20, 2012 ”

David Barreto, Singer/Songwriter - Personal Recommendation

“Gina just finished recording a Nashville studio session as the drummer on 3 tracks."You are one of the greatest drummers I 've ever come across...impeccable timing!...you worked hard in the studio...you were a great pleasure to work with ...A TRUE PRO..."”

David Barreto, Producer/Song Writer - Personal Comment

“Cheers! This young lady is beyond her 11 years in being a professional drummer. As "Lil-G's" manager, I give her my full endorsement and recommend her for future sessions and live gigs :) Best Regards, Mr. Marc D. White (Marco) Manager / Consultant / Studio Drummer / Tour Drummer (920) 216-4291 marco@panetdrumfun.com”

"When I met Gina Osmar, we were visiting our home church for the first time in several years. The worship band that day was rocking so hard, you couldn’t help but get excited. To my suprise, sitting behind the drum kit, was a very young girl. She had such a huge sound, and I knew from that moment, this girl has a very bright future ahead of her. I have played on stage many times with Gina. She is a very gifted drummer, and her natural ability is quite astonishing. I don’t know of many musicians that put as much practice time in as she does. Gina is very dedicated to her craft, and I can say with all honesty that she will be very successful. We will be using Gina in the studio that I engineer and produce for."

"I have worked with Gina on a couple of projects and I can tell you that she’s already one of the most dedicated drummers in the Austin area. I have, time and time again, been amazed as I’ve watched her play every style from Hard Rock to Country and everything in between, learning 4 or more diverse covers every week. If anyone is in it for the love and passion of drumming, it’s Gina. I think once you’ve seen/heard samples of her playing, you’ll be just as amazed and hopeful for her future career in music as I am."

"It’s not very often that you find a drummer that’s capable of keeping a solid tempo, playing with dynamics, knowing when and when not to play and playing with simplicity. Even more rare than that, is finding a drummer that has all those features wrapped up in an eleven year old girl’s body. Gina Osmar or as most of her friends call her, “lil G”, is one of the most dynamic drummers I have ever played with. As someone that has been around the music scene for the past 12 years, I have seen a blend of drummers every shape and size. Gina’s strengths are very apparent when she is playing and when she is not. She makes it very easy to create music due to her work ethic behind the kit. She knows drums like most 11 year olds know cartoons. Although she is young, she plays as if she has 15-20 years of experience. I would highly recommend any company to support her in this journey that she is on. She will carry your name with pride!"

"There aren't many female drummers around and even fewer talented youngsters. Gina is both of these things. She is going to go a long way I think-she certainly has the determination, dedication and talent to succeed. In my opinion she is a role model for young drummers and in particular, young female drummers."

Chris Blackwell (ex Robert Plant drummer) - Letter of Recommendation

"Gina is a musician of exceptional character and skill. She learns music quickly and not just in an exceptional fashion but exactly as the recording specifies! Extremely mature for her age and converses with the rest of the band on an adult level. I often forget that she is 10 years old!"

"Like a lot of girls her age, 11-year old Gina Osmar is "Friends" on Facebook with some very famous musicians-but in her case, it's because they're colleagues!"

“Gina is now the proud Artist Endorser for Soultone Cymbals and uses them exclusively!”