"EDDIE GALE is a true American original. Mr. Ambassador, I salute you." 

Honorable Norman Y. Mineta

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.

Gale's current special projects include Annual Concerts for Inner Peace in America and the World featuring his Inner Peace Orchestra,  April Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30 International Day of Jazz. 

 

SILICON VALLEY AWARD

Eddie Gale will be presented the Piper-Whye Award Art/Theater/Music Category Black Legends Hall of Fame Silicon Valley Award. The award and induction ceremony will be held at the Hammer Theatre in downtown San Jose, CA on Saturday, February 16, 2019, starting at 5:00 pm. For more information and tickets visit please www.blacklegendawards.orgcall 408-320-2111 or email info@blacklegendawards.org.

 

EDDIE GALE'S 50TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

A COLLECTOR’S EDITION OF THE REMAKE AND BEYOND OF EDDIE GALE'S GHETTO MUSIC IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES

                                       Click on this link: 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

PUBLIC PERFORMANCE & EVENTS

BLACK LEGENDS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

Hammer Theater (408) 924-8501, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113

Eddie Gale to receive the Black Legends Hall of Fame Award Silicon Valley

$150 per person advance purchase required

PURCHASE TICKETS AT: www.blacklegendawards.org or contact (408) 320-2111 or info@www.blacklegendawards.org

This stellar Red Carpet event is in celebration and acknowledgement of the Black Pioneers of the Silicon Valley, whom are being inducted into the Black Legend Hall of Fame Silicon Valley.

The event is providing an opportunity for the community to celebrate the accomplishment and contribution of a selected group of African American in the Silicon Valley.

A teaching opportunity to educate the African American youth and the community to understand and appreciate heritage of the African American.

The Black Legend Awards is the fundraising event for the creation and development of the San Jose Black History Museum Silicon Valley.

5:00 PM NETWORKING & RED CARPET RECEPTION

6:00 PM AWARDS CEREMONY

POST CEREMONY RECEPTION

Dress Attire No-Host Bar Heavy Hors d'oeuvres & Entertainment

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