28th Oct 2014

A Girl From Queens Comes of Age

Queens, New York, is a breeding ground for talent. No one proves that better than Camille Gainer, a drummer whose album, A Girl From Queens, will be released in July. Camille remembers the moment she began drumming: 6am on her twelfth birthday. Born into a family of music lovers, she kept leaving pamphlets showing her ideal drum kit around the house to let her parents know what her birthday gift should be. According to the interview in Queens Chronicle, that present started Camille’s journey. She has gone from studying jazz in college to collaborating with musicians across all genres of music. Read more here: Queens drummer releases ode to boro