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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Onaje Allan Gumbs

Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Progressive Bronx, NY  US
Quiet Passion-Japanese release
Quiet Passion-Japanese release
El Menopee
El Menopee
Your Love
Your Love
Roseman Bridge
Roseman Bridge


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


  • Fri

    Jun 12

    New Rochelle, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Onaje Allan Gumbs, Roger Byam, Marcus McLaurine and George Gray in Onaje's return engagement to this great venue.

  • 2015

    Feb 6

    New Rochelle, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Returning to Roscoe's Room at Alvin & Friends for some great music, great musicians and great food

  • 2015

    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.


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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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“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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