Gail Windrass

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About Gail

Outstanding Vocalist, bringing Heart, Soul, and Joy to your event. Genres I perform: Gospel, Soul, Pop, RnB, Jazz, Disco, Funk. Book me now!
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Gail is an outstanding singer, lots of soul, joy and powerhouse vocals! Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and touch your heart with rich, soulful vocals, energy, positivity, to bring every song alive and of course to bring the party. Her repertoire includes touching covers of your favourite songs of all genres, to all your favourite party classics. She is from a rich heritage of Gospel music and brings that heart and soul to every performance. In 2013 she was part of Gospel Singers incognito Gospel Choir performing a stunning Flashmob for Judges, Simon Cowell, the video now has over 30million views. In 2023 she was a contestant on ITV Show Starstruck as vocal powerhouse and Queen of Funk Chaka Khan. She can perform with backing tracks, pianist or with a full live band. She has had the privilege of working for/with some amazing Clients, artists and venues including, Harrods, Bulgari, Netflix, Idris Elba, Financial Times, Susan Boyle, Joss Stone, JP Cooper, Sam Smith and Cat Burns, 1975s and many more. You can also book her to run workshops she loves to support other to find their voice and run Gospel singing workshops and has exploring music of black origin. Perfect for corporate Team building events. You can book her for… Weddings, Private Parties, Funerals, Corporate events, Studio recordings Workshops and to lead community singing events and training.

Gail's Reviews

From customers:

E. G
5 years ago

Gail was perfect! We are totally blown away our guests kept talking about how beautiful she sung! Thank you for making our Wedding so special.

Tracey (
2 years ago

Fantastic performance, Blown away!!! So moving

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5 gigs
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
6th Anniversary
This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
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Gail's Song list

A Life That’s Good - Nashville Cast
Ain't no Sunshine when she's Gone - Bill Withers
Ain’t Got You - Alisha Keys
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Sister Act
Aint No Stopping Us Now - McFadden and Whitehead
Aint Nobody - Chaka Khan
All night Long - Lionel Richie
Always look on the Bright side of Life – Monty Python
Amazing Grace - Hymn
America Girls - Sister Sledge
American Boy - Estelle
At Last - Etta James
Bad Girls – Donna Summer
Big Spender - Shirley Bassey / Chaka Khan
Blackbird - Beatles
Bless the Lord (10,000 Reasons) - Matt Redman
Blinded By Your Grace - Stormzy
Boogie wonderland – Earth, Wind and Fire
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkle / Aretha Franklin
Bring me Sunshine - Morcambe and Wise
Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
California Dreaming - Mamas & Pappas
Cant Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Celebrate Good Times - Cool and the Gang
Centre of my Joy - Richard Smallwood
Close to you - Carpenters
Crazy - Gnarls Barclay
Dance, Dance, Dance, Dance - CHIC
Disco Inferno
Everybody Dance - CHIC
Feliz Navidad
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Fix You - ColdPlay
Frankie - Sister Sledge
Freak Out - Chic
Further along - Old Hymn
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Glory Hallelujah -Traditional
Golden - Jill Scott
Good Times - Chic
Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Grateful - Hezekiah Walker
Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
Greatest Day - Take That
Great is thy Faithfulness - Hymn
Gypsy Woman - Crystal Waters
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Have yourself a Merry little Christmas - CHRISTMAS
Hey Big spender – Shirley Bassey / Chaka Khan
Hey Jude - Beatles
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
His Eye Is On The Sparrow - Sister Act
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynn
Holly Jolly Christmas - CHRISTMAS
Holy, Holy, Holy - Hymn
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
How Great Thou Art - Traditional Hymn
I Can't Help falling in Love with you - Elvis Presley
I Fly Away - Hezekiah Walker
I Fly Away - Traditional Gospel
I Will Follow You -Sister Act
I will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I'm every Woman - Chaka Khan
I’ll Be There - Jackson 5 / Mariah Carey
I’ll Be There For You - Jess Glynn
I’ll Be There For You -Rembrandts/ GSI
I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
Is it the way you love me Baby – Jill Scott
Isn’t she Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It's the most wonderful time of the year - Andi Williams
Jerusalem - Traditional Hymn
Jingle Bells - Traditional
Joyful, Joyful - Sister Act
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Like a Virgin - Madonna
Lola Theme
Long Walk – Jill Scott
Lost in Music - Sister Sledge
Love Train - O’Jays
Love, Love, Love - Beatles
Lovely Day - Kirk Franklin / Bill Withers
MacArthurs Park - Donna Summer
Moonriver - Andy Williams
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
My God (My Guy_ - Sister Act
My Precious Love - Otis Reading
My Tribute - Andrea Crouch
Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin
Never To Much - Luther Vandross
No more Night - Hymn
Oceans - Hillsongs
Oh Happy Day - Gospel Traditional
Oh Holy Night - Carol
One Love - Bob Marley
Optimistic - Sounds of Blackness
People Get Ready - Eva Cassidy
Perfect- Ed Sheerana
Promises - Sam Smith
Proud – Heather Small
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Ps 23 - People and Songs
Ps 23 - Traditional
Rather Be - Clean Bandits
Rapture of you - Anita Baker
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rising Water - Vincent McMorrow
River Deep, Mountain high - Tina Turner
Rudolph the Red nose reindeer
Rule The World - Take That
Santa Baby - Pussy Cat Dolls
Santa Claus is Coming to town - Various
Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Seasons Of Love - Glee / Rent (Musical)
September - Earth Wind and Fire / Kirk Franklin
Shackles (I Just Wanna Praise You) - Mary Mary
Shine Jesus Shine - Modern Hymn
Shout to the Lord - Praise and Worship song
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Silent Night - Carol
Simply the Best - Tina Turner
Show me Love - Robin S
Somebody to Love - Queen
Something Inside So Strong - Libre Siffre
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Stand - Donnie McClurkin
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Love - Anita Baker
Swing Low / Oh When The Saints / Amen [Medley] Traditional
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
The Kiss - Judy Sills
The Reason Why We Sing - Kirk Franklin
Thinking Of You -Sister Sledge
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
This Is Me - Greatest Showman
This Little Light Of Mine - Traditional Gospel
Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Total Praise - Richard Smallwood
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Upside Down - Diana Ross
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Vouzlez Vouz – ABBA
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
What man - Salt and Pepa
Whatcha Gonna do for me - Chaka Khan
Wonderwall - Oasis
You Got A Friend - Carole King
You Raised Me Up WestLife
Young Hearts Run Free - Rosie Gaines
Your Love Is Amazing - Modern Hymn
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher - Jackie Wilson
Your Song - Elton John/ Gospel

Gail's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£375
Up to 1 hour£475
Up to 2 hours£575
Up to 3 hours£775
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Myself and Accompanist and small PA system
Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception
Myself and accompanist for Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception + PA
Bars and Live Venues
Myself and 4 piece band for Entertainment at Bars and restaurants, London and surround areas providing live music from 7 till 11pm (with Breaks) 4 hour performing Session normally would be 3 x 45mins. Client must provide: ▪️Refreshments for band Excludes: ▪️ PA and Sound engineer (I can supply discuss with me directly)


Accompanist & Keyboard
PA + Sound Engineer
Full Band
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes we can

How much time do you need to set up?

I generally arrive 1 - 2 hours before to setup and get dressed. However we can do a quick setup of 20-30mins if the time/ venue does not allow me to arrive earlier.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?


Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

No, because we sing at so many different venues we don't own a PA. Generally for Churches for Funerals or Weddings I don't need a PA However for other venues this can be hired and I can source for an additional cost.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, however there maybe an additional song for learning and rehearsal time.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

That my performance is emotive and with feeling.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Royal Albert Hall Natural history Museum O2 Intervention convention Centre Wembley

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

So many I love Jill Scott, but I also love Bach

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

So many one that Stands out the most is working on Idris Elba, Mandela Album Others include: Brit Awards MOBO awards I have sung with: JP Cooper Susan Boyle Idris Elba 1975's Joss Stone To name a few!
Pop, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Modern jazz, Gospel, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Acoustic, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Country, Jazz fusion, Caribbean music, Reggae
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Event types:
Wedding, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Virtual event, Charity event
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Actor, Fluent improviser, Repetiteur, Singing teaching, Community music worker, Animateur
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