Born and brought up in Mumbai India, Gino has been fooling around with the drums since he was 8 years old and took it up seriously at the age of 15. He is the son of Louiz Banks, India’s legendary jazz pianist and composer. He toured Australia and China with his fathers’ indo-jazz fusion band SANGAM, playing percussion when he was just 9 years old. Gino is a versatile musician, this trait leads him to perform and record with artists and bands of all types of genres. An in-demand session artist, he is also a producer, arranger and runs his own studio production called Double Shift Productions. He has also had the Honor and Privilege of playing a few tracks on the Miles From India Album produced by Bob Belden, nominated for a 2009 Grammy in the Contemporary Jazz Category with Times Square Records, NYC; a fusion of Great Indian Classical Musicians and Miles Davis Alumni Musicians.

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