Bill Noble – saxes/clarinet/flute

Bill NobleBill was born and raised in Kohala, Hawaii and is now based in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.

As a freelance musician, he has worked with national and local artists. Highlights of his career include appearances with the Temptations, Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Fifth Dimension and local artists which include Loyal Garner, Dick Jensen and Carole Kai. He has also been involved in musical theater, Las Vegas Magic Shows with Comedian Robert Klein and classical endeavors as well as his own Bill Noble Trio.

Bill is both a leader and a composer and exudes a serious presence as an established, mature player. You will see Bill on tenor, alto, soprano saxophones; flute and clarinet, but any instrument that will help express The musical ideas of The moment may be called into play. Bill received his formal education from Texas State University (BA 1972) and was a graduate assistant a The University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus, Honolulu while working on his Masters Degree in Music. He also Taught at Leeward Community College and was a high school music Teacher QT Waiakea High School and Hilo Intermediate School in Hilo, Hawaii.

Credentials
Jazz Vocalist Cleo Laine
Roy Bolger
Warren Covington
Pied Pipers

Concerts
Small Ensembles and
Other Big Band Concerts

Festivals
Honolulu Jazz Festival
Waikoloa Dolphin Days Festival

Clubs and Jazz Rooms
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel (opened hotel) 1994 To 2008
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows (opened hotel) – 6 years
Hilton Hotel (Operated by Hyatt during employment) – 1 year
Marriott (Operated by Sheraton Hotels during employment) – 2 years

Private Parties and Corporate Clients
The wedding of former San Francisco 49er Player: Steve Young
Pepsi Corporation – Appeared with Ray Charles
IBM, NBA All Star’s, HBO
Played for former President Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter

Recent Tours
August 2009 Toured with Coaster, Drifters and Platters in celebrating Hawaii’s Anniversary of Statehood.

Recent CD’s Performed On
Henry K. Allen’s cd “East of The Sun, West of The Moon”
Augusï 14, Saturday-2010 Temptations/Four Tops Summer Tour in Hawaii, Waikoloa Marriot Naupaka Ballroom.