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.
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.