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Keith Gamble

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: February 20, 1959    

Keith Gamble began playing clarinet in fourth grade, and by age 16 tenor saxophone. His High School music teacher Ernest Rodgers was a major influence in his life as he taught Keith Gamble to play saxophone. While a student Keith Gamble began playing professionally with a disco/top 40`s group called the Unique Experience Band. The Unique Experience Band mostly played cabaret halls in Detroit from 1975-1978. Also during this period Keith Gamble began playing with the New Detroit Jazz Development Workshop under the direction of trumpeter Marcus Belgrave.

During his college years from 1978-1982, Keith Gamble attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI. While at Oakland University Keith Gamble studied saxophone with Dr. James Dawson, and jazz improvisation with saxophonist Sam Sanders. Gamble was also a member of the Afram Jazz Ensemble at Oakland University, under the direction of Marvin “Doc” Holiday....
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Awards

Volunteer Award from the Wayne County Council For the Arts, History, and Humanities Recognition Awards in 2010.

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Featured recording “Meaning, Truth, and Understanding”

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Meaning, Truth, and Understanding

Self Produced (2010)

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”Gamble soaring on tenor sax like Sonny Rollins working out in solitude on a lonely bridge.” - Muskegon Chronicle.

“There was a sermon-like chant of the tenor sax” - Muskegon Chronicle.

“Gamble`s passionate statement of the theme” - Muskegon Chronicle.

“Blues-flavored laments and love calls” - Muskegon Chronicle.

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