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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Onaje Allan Gumbs

Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Progressive Bronx, NY  US
Time Past by Jua
Time Past by Jua
Lullaby For Mothers(Good Night)
Lullaby For Mothers(Good Night)
Lullaby For Mothers(Good Morning)
Lullaby For Mothers(Good Morning)
Quiet Passion-Japanese release
Quiet Passion-Japanese release
Dark Of Light
Dark Of Light


Onaje Allan Gumbs "One Step Back, Two Steps Up" live at LPR  NYC



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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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“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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A: My indie project "Bloodlife" would be a good candidate for review. It is based on the melodies of the late drummer and composer, Ronald Shannon Jackson, who was also a personal friend.

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