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Edward Gale Stevens Jr. (August 15, 1941 – July 10, 2020),[1][2][3] better known as Eddie Gale, was an American trumpeter. He was known for his work in free jazz, especially with the Sun Ra Arkestra. Gale was born in New York City.

During the 1960s and 1970s, he toured and recorded with Sun Ra, who influenced him greatly until Ra's death in 1993.[4] After a yearlong stint as artist in residence at Stanford University, Gale moved to San Jose, California in 1972.[5]

Gale died on July 10, 2020 in California from prostate cancer, aged 78.[1]

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