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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Rank #111 US Bronx, NY Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Progressive

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  • 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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About

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

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“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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Recent Blogs

Gil Noble Funeral April 13,...
Apr 20, 2012
I had the honor to perform with bassist Leon Lee Dorsey at the Home Going Celebr... [more]
Avery Sharpe Project
Dec 25, 2011
Just finished recording a new CD with Avery Sharpe featuring Duane Eubanks, Crai... [more]
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  • 2014

    Jan 18


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 9:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat Jan 18 9:00pm

    Details

    Onaje Allan Gumbs’ New Vintage returns to BAMcafé Live following its triumphant engagement earlier this year. Gumbs, an acclaimed jazz pianist, producer, and arranger, has collaborated with such jazz and soul luminaries as Woody Shaw, Nat Adderly, and Norman Connors, brings together some of the city’s most talented veteran and up-and-coming musicians, singers, poets, and dancers for his latest project, New Vintage, a genre-busting evening that combines jazz, hip-hop, and R&B into one soul-stirring mix.

  • 2014

    Jan 18


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat Jan 18 8:00pm

    Details

    Performance of Jazz, R&B, spoken word and more featuring Mem Nahadr Toni Blackman, Jua Howard, Autum Ashante, Mic El, Tai Allen , Abiodun Oyewole and more great folks.

  • 2014

    Jan 17


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 9:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Fri Jan 17 9:00pm

    Details

    Onaje Allan Gumbs’ New Vintage returns to BAMcafé Live following its triumphant engagement earlier this year. Gumbs, an acclaimed jazz pianist, producer, and arranger, has collaborated with such jazz and soul luminaries as Woody Shaw, Nat Adderly, and Norman Connors, brings together some of the city’s most talented veteran and up-and-coming musicians, singers, poets, and dancers for his latest project, New Vintage, a genre-busting evening that combines jazz, hip-hop, and R&B into one soul-stirring mix.

  • 2014

    Jan 17


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Fri Jan 17 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Dec 27


    New York, NY, US | 7:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:00pm

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    Julie Eigenberg will be joined by Onaje Allan Gumbs - piano, Conrad Korsch - bass and Vince Ector - drums, for an evening of standards and originals.

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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

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Wed Oct 09 2013

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  • Total Fans 2,506 +15

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