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Gabe Baltazar (Saxophonist) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Gabriel Ruiz Hiroshi "Gabe" Baltazar, Jr. is an American alto jazz saxophonist and carpenter.

Birth name Gabriel Ruiz Hiroshi Baltazar Jr.
Born November 01, 1929, Hilo, Territory of Hawaii
Genres Jazz, Pop
Occupation(s) Musician, conductor, music director
Instruments Saxophones, Clarinets, Flutes, Piano, Oboe
Years active 1948–present
Labels Capitol, Contemporary, Creative World
Associated acts Stan Kenton, Dizzy Gillespie, Terry Gibbs

About Gabe Baltazar

Multi-instrumentalist and veteran of the Stan Kenton Orchestra. He was also the assistant director of the Royal Hawaiian Band.

Gabe Baltazar before fame

He attended Los Angeles City College and later recorded several solos, including one on "Stairway to the Stars".

Achievement of Gabe Baltazar

Theo Garneau wrote If It Swings, It's Music: The Autobiography of Hawaii's Gabe Baltazar [Saxophonist] Jr. in 2012.

Gabe Baltazar family life

Hilo, Hawaii, is where he was born.

Associations of Gabe Baltazar

Baltazar was a member of the orchestra on The Pat Boone [Pop Singer] Show.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Gabe Baltazar

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Latest information about Gabe Baltazar updated on December 06 2021.