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Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings

Related: Wayne Brady, Camille Gainer Jones, BBKings
At his recent standing room only appearance at BBKings on 42nd Street on May 14th, comedian and television personality Wayne Brady took time to pose with his drummer, Camille Gainer Jones, who will be returning to BBKings for the launch of her new album, A Girl from Queens, on July 12th. Camille was last on the road with Alicia Keyes. Check out a photo of Brady and Jones below!

Wayne Brady is an Emmy Award winning actor, Grammy nominated recording artist, improvisationalist, dancer, and television personality. His work can be seen on television or film, in the theater, or heard on the radio.

In 1998, Brady's career took off with "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" for which he won a 2003 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Series. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show "The Wayne Brady Show" for two years. He picked up two Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host and the show also won an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show. Brady has also hosted "Don't Forget the Lyrics" on Fox. Currently, Brady can be seen everyday on CBS as the host of the daytime classic "Let's Make A Deal," for which he's been nominated three years in a row for a Daytime Emmy for Best Game Show Host. Guest-starring roles include "The Dave Chappelle Show," "30 Rock," "How I Met Your Mother," "Real Husbands of Hollywood," and "Everybody Hates Chris."

In 2005 Brady took the opportunity to return to his first love, musical theatre, and starred
in the Broadway production of "Chicago," playing the role of Billy Flynn. In August 2010 he
joined the all-star cast as Angel in the musical "Rent," performed at the Hollywood Bowl and
directed by Neil Patrick Harris. This one-weekend event opened to sold out performances and outstanding reviews.

After conquering television and theatre, Brady took on the recording industry and earned
a 2008 Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for his single "A
Change is Gonna Come" off his debut musical album "A Long Time Coming". He also released
a children's album entitled "Radio Wayne" with Disney Records in May 2011, which reached the
number one position on Itunes and Amazon Kid's charts. Currently he is working on his third
album with a release date set for June 2013.

Camille Gainer a native New Yorker. 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 Carne, Noel Pointer, Steve Coleman, Greg Osby, Chuck Mangione, Marc Cary, Christian McBride, Michael Urbaniak, 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. Camille also teaches at The Collective in NYC.

Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings

Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings
Wayne Brady and band leader/drummer Camille Gainer Jones

Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings

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