Did you know that Gerald Albright is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha? Albright pledged the Iota Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Albright was born in Los Angeles and grew up in its South Central neighborhood. He began taking piano lessons at a young age but professed no interest in the instrument. His love of music picked up when he received his saxophone from his teacher’s used instrument collection.
After college, Albright became a studio musician for Anita Baker and Ray Parker Jr. He also joined Patrice Rushen’s band as the saxophone player when she was forming it and finished a tour playing bass guitar after their original one left in the middle of it. He has been nominated for 8 Grammys and released over 10 studio albums.
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