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Since the early 70’s, Kenny “Swingin” Gates has lead a trio career as a pianist, composer, and instructor. Swingin Gates is known to be an outstanding professional and delightful musician. He has a strong background as a jazz musician; however, he also plays Latin, blues, calypso, and gospel.

Swingin Gates’ performances are located in various areas, to include New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Bahamas, and Japan. His countless
performances are at banquets, ceremonies, community affairs, conventions, formal events, for-profit and non-profit organizations, halls, public and private parties, and restaurants.

Swingin Gates has had the pleasure of meeting and collaborating with many other professional musicians. His past professional performances were also played with Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Leroy Williams, Sonny Red, Louis Hayes, Johnny Coles, Odean Pope, Bootsie Barnes, Jymie Merrit, Mickey Roker and many more.

Swingin Gates waves with music but he still dedicates some of his time coordinating quarterly concerts, plays, and recitals with children and students of organizations such as the Burlington County College, Clef Club Performing Arts, Mill Creek Cultural Center, and West Center City Community College.

Swingin Gates' music inspires many people of all ages. This has encouraged him to produce, record, and release his musical CD titled "Open the Gates
." The classic sounds will release tight minds and quench the soul with rhythm.

Swingin Gates never swung a strike. He grew up with dancers, instrument players, and singers in his immediate family. After some years, his magical fingers swayed him and his own family to settle in Pennsylvania and they were pleasantly welcomed by the community members in the historical town named LaMott. All of you can share the beautiful sounds when you "Open the Gates" of intriguing music.

 Rhythm to Your Ears

 Every 1st and 2nd Thursday of each Month 2012
6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
FrancoLuigi's Pizzeria & High Note Cafe
1549 South 13th Street
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(13th & Tasker)
(Closed Mondays)

Musical Note 2

Every 3rd & 4th Saturday of each Month 2012
3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. EST.
Natalie's Lounge
740th & Market Streets
(215) 247-2312

Musical Note 2

Rhythm to Your Ears
Real Deal Organ Trio; feat "Swingin" Gates
Every Other Sunday of each Month 2012
4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Carlett's Hideaway
Italian Restaurant
28 First Street
Yeadon, Pennsylvania 19050

Musical Note 2

Interview; feat Kenney "Swingin" Gates
"Ask Asti" Radio Program
(May 2012)

Please Visit at the Next Events
The Real Deal Organ Trio; feat "Swingin" Gates
Every 2nd Saturday of each Month 2012
4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Top Shelf Lounge 
56th & Market Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139-3208

Musical Note 2

Marshall Lot Trio; feat "Swingin" Gates

 Every 1st Saturday of each Month 2012
4:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Swank Bar
101 South 60th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139
(60th & Chestnut Street) 

(215) 747-8025

Musical Note 2

Kenney Gates & The Real Deal Organ Trio
Sunday, September 2, 2012
 3:00 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.
 Tony Williams Scholarship Jazz Festival
 Airport Embassy Suites
 9000 Bartram Avenue
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19153
267-625-1355; tickets only $20


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