Performing throughout the Bay Area, Canada and Europe, Gale has had the opportunity to showcase his talents at the Monterey Jazz Festival, New York Jazz Festival, Carnegie Recital Hall, Berkeley Jazz Festival, Brooklyn Jazz Festival, San Francisco-Oakland Alternative Music Festival and many more. Gale performs at the annual Concerts for Inner Peace in America and the World, which he originated and has produced for nearly 20 years.
He has been recognized for his work in the arts sector with the California Arts Council’s Sankofa Award for 25 years of service. His philanthropy has been acknowledged with the 2016 NBC Bay Area Proud and the 2006 CBS5 Jefferson Award for community service in the arts.
In 1992 A Minute with Miles, an album he produced was recognized by the Village Voice as Best Jazz Recording.