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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Rank #95 US Bronx, NY Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Progressive


  • George Gray Drums
  • Marcus McLaurine Bass
  • Onaje Allan Gumbs Keyboard
  • Roger Byam Saxophone
  • Gary Fritz Percussion
  • Gregory M. Jones Bass
  • Paul Ramsey Bass
  • Enoch Jamal Stri... Drums
  • Mem Nahadr Vocals
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Sounds Like: Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Ramsey Lewis, Kenny Barron, Onaje Allan Gumbs

Label: Ejano Music;18th & Vine; Pony Canyon, Jazz Em Up

Manager: Self-Managed

Bio: Born in Harlem of Caribbean parents( Father from Anguilla, Mother from Montserrat) and raised in Queens, Onaje started playing piano at age 7. He graduated from Manhattan’s High School of Music and Art as well as SUNY at Fredonia.
In 1971, a gig with master guitarist Kenny Burrell at Baker's Keyb... See Full Bio

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Posted a new song: "Lullaby For Mothers(Good Night)" http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/278856268 #music


“He effectively demonstrates his ability to blend the sounds of his jazz, r&b, and pop influences…which leaves his listeners reminiscing about and craving the beats and rhythms of time gone by.”
— Cres O'Neal, Jazz 'Em Up
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Q: always loved your style going back to woody and your electric things always fresh and open minded really love return to form. its a mini classic to me peace and love bro
A: Thank you so much for your kind words. Are you a musician? Either way feel free to holla back anytime. Peace Onaje

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