10/15/13 Gabriel hits the charts again as featured artist on Bob Baldwin’s new CD ‘20’, on the track Seabreeze 07/14/13 Gabriel performs world wide webcast from Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA 05/15/13 Lock It Up spends 15 weeks on the Billboard Charts, topping at #13, but remains strong on radio playlists thru Oct 04/12/13 Lock It Up going strong on the charts 03/09/13 Paul Hardcastle VII goes to #1 (which happens to feature Gabriel’s trumpet) 01/22/13 New single Lock It Up released to radio (stays on Billboard almost four months) 01/15/13 Gabriel makes the Groove Jazz Top 100 for 2012 (at #89) ~KISSED BY THE SUN Read the detailed and glowing reviews from DeeDee McNeil, LA Jazz.com here Stu Berketo from Wave.fm here Denis Poole at Smooth Jazz Therapy here Patrick Van de Wiele, Smooth Jazz Europe (click artists + Gabriel) here 07/01/12 KISSED BY THE SUN drops in US and Canada July 1, and will be available in stores nationwide. CD release party July 1 at Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA, followed by a headline show in Las Vegas July 4, and also July 7 in Tucson. Single ‘Starpixie’ goes to radio. Dates of note: July 1 CD release party for Kissed By The Sun @ Spaghettini, Seal Beach CA w/ guest Paul Brown July 4 Smoothjazz Under The Stars w/Jeff Lorber @ Alexis Park Resort Las Vegas, NV July 7 'Brass and Ivory' w/Jeff Lorber & Vernon Barbary @ Loews Ventana, Tucson, AZ 06/15/12 Gabriel records Apache Warrior (chill version) or upcoming Paul Hardcastle project PHVII with long time sax cohort Rock Hendricks.z 03/23/12 Great chart success with the first two singles from the 2010 album Told Ya So (which won Album of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards), and here we are now in 2012 with the THIRD and current single Shake It Down. It features (Paul Hardcastle's saxist) Rock Hendricks and Miles Black, and is working hard and making a good showing on the charts. It is currently #8 on the Jazz Week Smooth Singles chart, #10 on the Jazz Week Smooth Album chart, #45 on the SmoothJazz.com Top 50 chart, and #25 on the SmoothJazz.com Top 50 chart .... and moving up! 2/07/11 Performing in Philippines, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur with two of Asia’s premier keyboardists, Boy Katindig and Jeremy Monteiro. 09/05-25/11 Embarking on six city mini tour of Europe..... so little time, so many notes... 06/06/11 New single 'Peace Song' goes for adds at radio AND the new GabrielJazz merchandise portal opens! More product, easier shopping cart checkout, better shipping options here! 04/29/11 Gabriel brings home the gold! At the 2011 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, Gabriel is honored with not one but two awards: Album of the Year and Instrumentalist of the Year! See the list of all winners and info about the Larry Carlton Lifetime Achievement Award. 03/02/11 Gabriel returns from his promotour in Australia where Told Ya So is in the top 20 jazz CDs of 2010 as reported by 89.7 FM, Sydney. See a clip of Gabriel Jazzin' In Australia here. 01/12/11 Denis Poole (UK) of SmoothJazzTherapy.com writes "This project [Told Ya So] brims with understated magnificence ... " Gabriel's new release 'Told Ya So' is nominated by the Wave Awards for Album of the Year, and Gabriel for Instrumentalist of the Year. Awards to be held April 29, 2011 in Ontario where Gabriel will also perform with Paul Brown as guest. Winners will be chosen by popular votes and industry opinion. Voting now closed. 12/26-27/10 Gabriel headlines to two packed houses at the world famous Jazz Alley in Seattle with special guest, double Grammy winning guitarist Paul Brown. On a sad note, these shows coincide with the format flip of Seattle's longstanding contemporary jazz station KWJZ.... you will be missed (tip o' the hat to Carol Handley for all her efforts over the years!) 10/10/10 Radio receives his new project 'Told Ya So' which features a plethora of great stars, such as Jeff Lorber, Paul Brown, Marc Antoine, Darren Rahn, Miles Black, Rock Hendricks, and the sexy vocals of Amanda Wood. The featured single, Rockin' The Ribjoint, is starting to get radio adds! 08/10/10 This summer Gabriel opened for George Benson at the Vancouver International Jazz Fest with the amazing Kelly Lee Evans, then travelled to Asia for performances to support his recent release there 'Best of Gabriel Jazz' (two CD + DVD) boxed set out now in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. He performed with the legendary Jeremy Monteiro for the President of Singapore, played with Ernie Watts, and did a five night run at the Ink Bar Jazz Lounge in Singapore.
12/09/19 MidCentury Modern Vol. 2 impacts Jazz Week charts 10/21/19 MidCentury Modern Vol. 2 goes for adds at JazzWeek stations 07/07/19 Way After 8 keeps rising 07/01/19 Gabriel gets invited to the Algarve Smooth Jazz Fest for October 06/06/19 Way After 8 takes flight! and charts at Billboard 04/04/19 Way After 8 jumps to 28000+ streams at Spotify! 04/01/19 Way After 8 makes the Neilsen ‘Most Added’ charts 03/18/19 Way After 8 (feat Ronny Jordan) goes for adds across the SJ universe 02/01/19 Radio Gold is released 05/12/18 Gabriel’s Holiday Notes (remastered) is released to all digital providers and as physical CD. 17/10/2018 Gabriel enters first round Grammy voting for ‘Best Jazz Instrumental Album’ and “Best Improvised Jazz Solo’ 15/06/2018 Gabriel’s MidCentury Modern Vol. 1 enters JazzWeek as Most added and Mississippi Jump goes Chartbound at Billboard 11/05/2018 Gabriel’s Canadian MidCentury Modern cd release show happens at Blue Frog Studios Concert Stage 04/26/2018 Gabriel’s new cd MidCentury Modern drops, with three cd release shows at the New Orleans Jazz Festival 01/28/2018 Wakana Inamura’s new single Downtown Jam (featuring Gabriel) hits the streets! 03/01/2018 Gabriel receives new pressings of entire (remastered) catalog 10/12/2017 Gabriel releases 27 track compilation on compact disc and digital, aptly titled Sweet and Sexy 09/11/2017 Gabriel’s entire catalog remastered and placed at all digital distributors 04/12/2017 Gabriel records feature solo on Wakana Inamura’s new single Downtown Jam, produced by Greg Manning 03/20/2017 Gabriel’s single Charmed Life (feat. Bob Baldwin) finally falls off Billboard after 20 weeks! 01/05/2017 Gabriel’s single Charmed Life (feat. Bob Baldwin) still climbing the charts after three months 08/29/2016 Gabriel’s single Charmed Life (feat. Bob Baldwin) Goes For Adds at Radio, moves up tp #23 within a week 06/2416 Rock Hendricks releases first single from Can’t Let Go, featuring Gabriel on horns. 06/20/16 Greg Manning releases new single Sugar and Spice, with Gabriel performing the horns, makes Top 5 by Sept! 02/02/16 Japan Tour starts 10/24/15 Gabriel's Open Invitation - ON THE FIRST ROUND BALLOT for Grammy® 58! (Open Invitation- Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, and Best Improvised Jazz Solo X 2) 07/21/15 Count Me In Goes for Adds at Radio 05/15/15 Propulsion drops off Billboard after four months, topping at #17, and new single is prepped 04/17/15 Propulsion gets added by iHeart Radio chain, climbs up Billboard again 03/17/15 Propulsion climbs up Billboard to #17 02/17/15 Propulsion debuts on Billboard at #24! 12/15/14 Propulsion enters Billboard as New and Active and hangs in for two months before catching fire 12/30/14 Gabriel and ‘Propulsion’ named #3 on Australia Best of 2014 list! 12/04/14 Open Invitation is released to the world! Pre-orders top 400... 10/27/14 New single from Open Invitation is released to radio: PROPULSION (feat. Greg Manning) and immediately hits the charts 06/11/14 Billboard chart action racks up! Bob Baldwin’s Chameleon 3000 (feat.Gabriel) follows Seabreeze’s great arc .... 03/09/14 Gabriel lands on Billboard TWICE, at #5 with Bob Baldwin’s Seabreeze, and at #29 with Ready When You Are 02/20/14 Ready When You Are VIDEO released and track enters Billboard Charts 01/15/14 New Single ‘Ready When You Are’ released to radio and immediately climbs BDS Most Added Charts
Maui Concert junket 2024 MidCentury Modern Vol. 3 stays 17 weeks on JazzWeek charts and ends at #51 for the year 2022 Sept 2022 Tongue & Groove gets nominated for Jazz Music Awards in Atlanta, awards show Oct 23 Aug 2022 MCM Vol. 3 rises to #9 and stays on the charts 17 weeks May 2022 MCMVol. 3 hits #11 on JazzWeek March 2022 MidCentury Modern Vol.3 goes to radio December 2021- I’ll Be There This Christmas hits #1 on the Holiday Smooth Jazz Charts September 2021- Chill@Will (from Tongue & Groove) earns Gabriel’s 11th Billboard hit August 2021- Gabriel Starts his long running Sunday jazz shows at the Admiral Grill June 2021 - Tongue & Groove released March 2020-Aug 2021 Gabriel lies low and creates Tongue & Groove in his studio Feb 2020- Maui Mini Tour