Saxophonist/Arranger Antoine Gibson began his musical journey in 2004. Antoine graduated from FAMU in May 2015 with. He currently lives in Atlanta working as a professional musician, arranger, and educator while working on his first original studio project.
In January of 2010, he, along with three friends from Stephenson High school, Paul Calhoun, Chibale Wiggins and Andre Barney, formed the hip-hop and r&b based jazz band TraVerse. For two years, TraVerse changed the Metro Atlanta music scene by adding a new flavor of jazz fusion.
Their unique style, a mix of jazz, hip-hop, and r&b, attracted crowds and interests alike of all ages as it appeals to a multitude of musical tastes. TraVerse's resume includes performances as small as school honor day ceremonies and private birthday parties to as large as the 2010/2011 Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta, a televised Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, and The annual Sweet Auburn Festival - just to name a few.
Post graduation from Stephenson High School in 2011, Antoine continued his education at the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, studying music industry. There in Tallahassee, he became active in FAMU's Marching 100, university jazz band, wind symphony, and a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, Inc. while playing at New Mount Zion A.M.E. Church and many other local venues. During his tenure in college, Antoine was blessed to open up for acts such as Rick Ross and Kim Waters as well as sharing the stage with Bobby Brown, American Idol's Taylor Hicks, After 7 and many others.
While in school, he had the opportunity to participate in the VH1 movie “Drumline 2: A New Beat” which lead to a minor acting role in the BET show, “The Quad", where he also arranged and recorded music for the series.