Gabe Baltazar


Birthday November 1, 1929

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Hilo, HI

DEATH DATE Jun 12, 2022 (92)

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Multi-instrumentalist and veteran of the Stan Kenton Orchestra. He also was the assistant director of the Royal Hawaiian Band.

Before Fame

He attended the Los Angeles City College and went on to record many solos, including on "Stairway to the Stars."


Theo Garneau wrote the book If It Swings, It's Music: The Autobiography of Hawaii's Gabe Baltazar Jr. in 2012.

Family Life

He was born in Hilo, Hawaii.

Associated With

Baltazar played in the orchestra of The Pat Boone Show.