singer | performer
Before Gemma started her water work and teaching, she was an accomplished singer. She is most well known for her song WE RISE, the theme song of the Million Voice Choir where choirs in over 100 cities in 60 countries sang WE RISE from all over the globe on Sept 21, 2004. View the video below.
WE RISE Million Voice Choir
Gemma plays the dragon lady, morning drinking, chain smoking mother of a 43-year old manboy who celebrates Christmas everyday after his father left on Christmas Day when he was 13 years old. Mom will not be winning any "Greatest Mom" awards anytime soon.
Check out this exclusive clip of mom "Worrying About Her Son Sean Marlow’s State of Mind' from Shockya.com
A seasoned world traveler and an empathic storyteller, Gemma’s music reveals her wandering soul and roving experiences. Her sultry and velvet voice fused with her bold and adventurous spirit beckons audiences to join her on a musical journey being fearless and faithful - faithful and fearless - and everything in between. Gemma blends soul, R&B and jazz with her experience as a global humanitarian, bringing a relevance and vulnerability to music that transcends melody and lyrics and inspires hope.
Gemma has sung at clubs and festivals as a featured soloist and support vocals around the globe including House of Blues (Los Angeles), The Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center (NYC), The Village Gate (NYC), Madison Square Garden (NYC), Carnegie Hall (NYC), the United Nations (NYC) and many many more.
Gemma has released three CDs highlighting her roots as an artist and emergence as a renaissance woman.
CD Produced by B.Hardin and G.Bulos
Re-release Summer 2021
Simply You - J.R.James
Face Another Day - M.Macmullan
Rainman - J.R.James
Bridges - S.Brown and G.Bulos
Lights Begin To Fade - J.R.James
This Woman's Work - K.Bush
Invisible Man - G.Bulos
Let the Girls Sing - J.R.James
In My Sleep - G.Bulos
Open Wide - G.Bulos
When We Were Kings - A.Marvel, A.Powers, A.Roman
We Rise - G.Bulos
Gemma's diverse artistry shines brightly and is most expressive in live theater.
Gemma's love of the musical theater stage after over 27 years was re-ignited in Spring 2015 when she starred in Forbidden Broadway with OMG I Love That Productions! In 2015 alone Gemma starred in 7 different productions ranging from the villainous Childcatcher in Bay Area Children's Theater's TYA production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; award nominee Smokey Joe's Cafe at Chanticleers; two world premiere readings of new musical "The Four Immigrants" by MIn Kahng at Theaterworks, and Bottle shock the Musical at Fogg Theater in Napa.
PHOTO: Gemma plays Rafreaky in "Forbidden Broadway'
PHOTO: Gemma's alter ego, Juicy.
Gemma performed at special storytelling events around the Bay Area
The Shout Storytelling - Resident Storyteller 2012
Monday Night Marsh - Solo Performances
PHOTO: Gemma is the special guest storyteller for the The Armando Troupe with Leela Improv