Gabriel Music Society

About Us

The Gabriel Music Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Gabriel family musical and cultural legacy that stretches over six generations, and to promote music education and performance for local youths.








Fifth generation family member Marjorie Gabriel-Burrow delivering a trombone to a student in 2016. 

Cass Tech Orchestra students receive strings in 2016. 
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Gabriel Brass Band percussionists Wayne Ramacon and Ricardo Lewis at Crash Detroit 2017.


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Gabriel Brass Band at Crash Detroit 2017


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Kenneth Gill hits a solo at Crash Detroit 2017.

Marcus Garvey drummer

Marcus Garvey Academy student practices Djembe beats during one of our African drum workshops in 2017.

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Fourth generation family member Larry Gabriel performs his original song “I’ll give you some” as part of his stage production “The Ballad of Robert Charles.”



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Alesyn McCall performs “It Ain’t My Fault” with lots of crowd participation at the Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts 2017.


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The Gabriel Brass Band closes out the Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts 2017 with a rave up performance.


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Fifth generation member Dameon Gabriel leads the Gabriel Brass Band through the Dequindre Cut in Detroit. Sixth generation member Marcel Gabriel handles the bass drum,




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