Camille Gainer

@ Blue Note Jazz Club – Show @ 12:30AM (Doors @ 12AM)

Camille Gainer, a native New Yorker, has established herself with a rich career poised with artistic ability and versatility.

She began playing drums and other instruments such as guitar, violin and piano at the age of 11. She then went on to study with master drummer Michael Carvin.

Camille has gone on to work with such luminous artist as Roy Ayers, lonnie Liston Smith, Roberta Flack, Jean Carn, Noel Pointer,Steve Coleman, Greg Osby, Chuck Mangione, Marc Cary, Christian McBride, Michael Urbaniak, Antonio Hart. Ursula Dudziak, Melky Sedeck, Worl-a-Girl, Capelton, Lt.Stitchie, Tanya Stephens,Sugar Minott, M.C. Shan and the Juice Crew All-Stars of which she was the musical Director, Monifa, Heavy D, Angela Bofill, Weldon Irvine, Joan Jett, Onaje Allen Gumbs, leni Stern and kelis, J.T. Taylor,Les Nubians and Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Keys and Wayne Brady

As a producer she is credited with the following:

Nikki “D” “Up the Ante for the Pante” (Def-Jam Recordings)
FU2 “Boomin in Ya Jeep” (MCA Recordings)
The Funky Drummer meets G-Clef vol. I & II (Tuff City Records)
The Funky Presidents (Stackin Beats Recordings)
Attic Beats Vol. I & II (Stackin Beats Recordings)
Michael Carvin “Flash Forward” (Motema Recordings)
The Dream Logic “My Black Arts”
Camille Gainer Jones “A Girl From Queens” (Inner Circle Music)

Camille’s Discography:

The Adventures of (instructional DVD)
Camille Gainer “Girl From Queens (Inner Circle Music)
Marc Cary “Indigenous People” Unite (Jazzateria Records)
Antonio Hart “Ama Tu Sanrisa” (Enja Records)
Steve Coleman “Drop Kick”,
Cornelius Claudio Kreusch “Scoop”
Joan Jett “The Word”
Mark Adams “Feel The Groove” (RMG Recordings)
Jaine Rodgers “Under your Skin” (Ampaxa Recordings)
La Chanze “Love”
Arianne Whyte “Arianne Whyte”
Chuck Compo “Foolish Pleasure”
Chuck Compo “The Dream Logic”

Camille has appeared on BET, BET on Jazz, and the BET Jazz Awards, Yo MTV Raps NY Lottery commercial, Black Girls Rock “An American in Hollywood” Movie


Drum Magazine
Drums and Percussion Magazine
Modern Drummer Magazine March 2011
Modern Drummer Magazine October 2013
Camille proudly endorses GMS Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Evans
DrumHeads, Vic Firth Sticks,
Real Feel Pads, Propellerheads Reasons Software, and Beatnik
Rhythm Analyzer,Toontrack software and
The Duallist pedals,Cad Headphones, Ddrum triggers, Kelly Shu
microphone mount cympads.
Camille also teaches at The Collective in NYC

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June 17, 2016
$10 - $15
Blue Note Jazz Club