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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Onaje Allan Gumbs

Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Progressive Bronx, NY  US
and The Sea is Already Against us
and The Sea is Already Against us
And Reach Grand Cairo
And Reach Grand Cairo
Left Side of Right
Left Side of Right
A Breath of Fresh Air
A Breath of Fresh Air
Dolphin Dance
Dolphin Dance


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


  • Sat

    Jan 24

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Eclectic mix of music written by pianists such as Herbie Hancock, Randy Weston, Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver and Onaje Allan Gumbs.

  • 2014

    Dec 12

    norwich, ENG, UK | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Nov 21

    New Rochelle, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Evening of great music performed by these four great musicians. Two shows, 8PM and 10PM. In addition the menu is great.

  • 2014

    Jan 18

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    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 | 8:00pm


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  • Onaje Allan Gumbs
  • Personnel includes Abiodun Oyewole, Angela Johnson,EJ Strickland, Ggregory M. Jones


George Gray


Marcus McLaurine


Onaje Allan Gumbs

Onaje Allan Gumbs


Roger Byam


Gary Fritz


Gregory M. Jones


Paul Ramsey


Enoch Jamal Strickland


Mem Nahadr



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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Onaje Allan Gumbs has a show on 01/24/2015 at 08:00 PM @ Sista's Place in Brooklyn, NY http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5ionqs #concert


“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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