Trailblazing Sun Ra Arkestra Jazz Trumpeter Eddie Gale Dies

Grammys | July 14, 2020

Eddie Gale, the renowned jazz trumpeter that played alongside John Coltrane, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor and more died on July 10. He was 78. The musician reportedly died after battling cancer. His jazz label, Blue Note Records, announced his death on July 13...Read More 

Eddie Gale (1941-2020)

Blue Note Records | July 13, 2020

Eddie Gale, the pioneering Brooklyn-born jazz trumpeter, passed away on July 10 at the age of 78. Gale began his career as a sideman with Sun Ra and appeared on avant-garde classics of the Blue Note catalog including Cecil Taylor’s Unit Structures... Read More

Eddie Gale, Jazz Trumpeting Great, Dies at 78

Billboard | July 14, 2020

Eddie Gale, a pioneering jazz trumpeter who work on numerous classics with Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor and many more, died Friday (July 10) after a battle with cancer. He was 78...Read More

Eddie Gale, Deeply Spiritual Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 78

The New York Times | July 16, 2020

Eddie Gale, a spiritually minded jazz trumpeter and educator who performed with the avant-garde giants Cecil Taylor and Sun Ra, and who saw the music he made with his own bands as a conduit for communicating the richness of African-American life, died on July 10 at his home in Northern California...Read More

Eddie Gale 1941-2020