Trouper Mitchell Gamble – Lead and Background Vocals, Soprano/Alto/Tenor Sax
The Troupers’ pied piper extraordinaire – Micky Gamble has performed professionally for over 30 years. He started playing drums and guitar at an early age, and later developed into a saxophonist. While being trained and managed by his uncle in Hempstead, NY, Mitchell started with his first band ,”The Uniques” who would gig at nightclub hot spots, college parties, and special events throughout Long Island, NYC, NJ, Conn. , and Pa. At age 16, he played studio sessions for singing act Chee Chee and Peppy (“I Know That I’m In Love”).
He has been the opening act for numerous accomplished groups: Bo Didley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wells, Wilson Pickett, The Temptations, The Tams, Pieces of a Dream, Jeffery Osborne, Millie Jackson, and gospel singer Luther Barnes. He is an alumnus of North Carolina Central University with a BA in Music and Public Administration. He was with East Coast Entertainment’s Liquid Pleasure for five years and Charlie for five years. His endless energy (on-stage and audience participation), 1,000 watt smile, soulful lead vocals and saxes, will prove that he has never met a stranger.