As a Southern California working musician, music instructor and song writer with over 25 years of experience, Gino Meregillano is best known as the guitarist for the Guana Batz(US). Now based in the United States, the Guana Batz were one of the founding fathers of English Psychobilly in the mid eighties. Gino is also a featured member of Hancox, a solo album and band from Guana Batz lead singer, Pip Hancox.No stranger to the Rockabilly scene, Gino has also played on stage, and in the studio, with many other well known artists. When Gino’s not on the road with the Batz, he can be found fronting
his own three piece rockabilly band, Gino and the Lone Gunmen. The Lone
Gunmen’s self produced CD (featuring Gino on guitar and lead vocals)
was released in early 2010. Gino also plays lead guitar with country singer Moot Davis on occasion, and cranks out twangy surf guitar and 60's hits with the group Mo' Wasabi. The debut album from Hancox will be released December 7th 2012 by Sold My Soul Media, followed by an all new Lone Gunmen record in 2013. Gino has professional endorsements with Gretsch Guitars and Clayton USA picks and accessories. Adept at blues, rock, surf, country and rockabilly, Gino is available for private and group lessons on the guitar, electric bass and Ukulele, as well as substitute or part time guitar for live performance and studio recording.
Debut album from Hancox is available now! Watch for tour dates in your area.
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