Welcome to the Official Eddie Gale Website 

Eddie Gale's music has been distributed worldwide on Blue Note/EMI since the sixties and has received numerous awards and recognition for public service in the arts including the Jefferson Award in 2006.  Gale's muted trumpet can be heard in the Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz with piano great Cecil Taylor. Gale was proclaimed San Jose's Ambassador of Jazz by then Mayor Norman Y. Mineta in 1974 and has been endorsed by Mayors since including Mayor Sam Liccardo.

The year 2018 is Eddie Gale's 50th year as a world renown recording artist starting on the international record label Blue Note Records.  Gale will perform at the 2018 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest on Friday, August 10, 2018, at the Fairmont Hotel's Club Regent, two sets starting at 8:30 PM. 

Gale's current special projects include Annual Concerts for Inner Peace in America and the World featuring his Inner Peace Orchestra. The next Concert will be held on September 15, 2018 in celebration of World Peace Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 

 

"EDDIE GALE is a true American original. Mr. Ambassador, I salute you." Honorable Norman Y. Mineta

EDDIE GALE'S 50TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION OF THE REMAKE AND BEYOND OF EDDIE GALE'S GHETTO MUSIC IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES

The five selections appearing on the original release have been re-imagined and updated, and are accompanied by other Gale compositions. The result is an album that captures the essence of the original, but with an aesthetic that reflects the complexity and pace of life in the new millennium. ”

— Co-Producer Michael Skolnik

My music before and after I was told I lived in the Ghetto.”

— Eddie Gale, San Jose's Ambassador of Jazz Since 1974

Upcoming Events

CONCERTS FOR INNER PEACE IN AMERICA AND THE WORLD CELEBRATING THE INSPIRED TEACHINGS OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

First AME Zion Church, 95 South 20th Street (& San Fernando), San Jose, CA 95116

ANNUAL CONCERTS FOR INNER PEACE IN AMERICA AND THE WORLD

The Annual Concerts for Inner Peace in America and the World (founded/directed by Eddie and Georgette Gale) will take place on Monday, January 14, 2019 (Dr. King’s birthday) honoring the inspired teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for a more united America and the world.

This Concert will be hosted by First A.M.E. Zion Church (established in San Jose 153 years ago), located at 95 South 20th Street, and San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95116, Pastor, Reverend Anthony Brown, http://firstamezionsj.org/

The musical concerts will feature a special sermon by Reverend Michael Henderson and First AME Zion Church San Jose Choir directed by Patricia Ross (1:00 PM)

Also, international jazz artist Eddie Gale and his Inner Peace Orchestra. Eddie Gale was proclaimed in 1974 by then Mayor Norman Y. Mineta, San Jose’s Official Ambassador of Jazz, for helping to bring jazz to San Jose) (2:30 PM)

YOU CAN JOIN US IN MAKING A POSITIVE SOUND FOR THE NEW USA PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IN HOPES THAT HE WILL REALIZE THERE IS MORE GOOD THAN NOT IN THE WORLD

The positive sound will take place at the finale of Eddie Gale’s performance. You, the audience, are invited to bring acoustic instruments to join the sound that will be directed from the stage.

In performing this sound you want to remember that we are sending a message for inner peace in America and the world as a total positive influence.

The program will also include a Meet and Greet/Open Discussion hosted by The Honorable Forrest Williams after the Concert. (4:30 PM)

Also doors open at 12:00 Noon for you to enjoy an African American Journey Exhibit by Curator, Clarissa Moore.

All are welcome. This event is wheelchair accessible.

For more information about the Concert email eddiegalemusic@gmail.com.

Stay in tuned with future Eddie Gale projects.

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