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January 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gayla Smith, vocalist, pianist,guitarist, bassist, and composer, has performed in central Ohio for over three decades and has also shared her talents with audiences in Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Washington D.C.,Key West, St.Thomas, and Nassau. In 2008-2009 Gayla was hired by Carnival Cruise lines as a piano bar entertainer on The Carnival Glory playing in their posh Cinn-a-Bar. In spring of 2009, Gayla was hired to play bass guitar and for the well-seasoned, hard driving rock band, Soul Drive, also performing on Carnival’s Glory. Gayla has since performed on the Carnival Splendor, Liberty and Valor. Most recently she was hired by Disney Cruise Lines to perform in their Sessions Lounge on the Disney Magic, rated the number one favorite of cruisers by Conde Nast 2013. She followed on the Disney Wonder, also very highly rated by seasoned cruisers subscribing to Conde Nast. Gayla was the featured piano bar entertainer in the new “Keys” Lounge on the Disney Magic for it’s inaugural voyage celebrating it’s highly publicized “reimaginined” renovation in the fall of 2013. She most recently followed up with a very successful contract on the Disney Fantasy, also voted the number one cruise ship experience by Conde Nast cruisers, 2014.