Born: May 31, 1947
Greg Abate, jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 150 days a year touring the globe.
In the mid 70’s after finishing a four year program at Berklee College Of Music, Greg played lead alto for the Ray Charles Orchestra for 2 years.
In 1978 Greg formed his group Channel One which was a favorite in the New England area, and from there had the opportunity to play tenor sax with the revived Artie Shaw Orchestra under leadership of Dick Johnson in 1986 and ’87.
Following this experience Greg ventured out as post hard bop soloist playing Jazz Festivals, Jazz Societies and Jazz Clubs throughout the U.S. Canada and abroad, including most of Europe,UK, Moscow and Georgia Russia ....
The Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil WoodsRhombus Records
Monsters In The NightKoko Jazz Records
Horace is HereKoko Jazz Records
Straight AheadDIW Records
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- The Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods by Edward Blanco
- Monsters in the Night by Jack Bowers
- Monsters In The Night by Edward Blanco
- Horace is Here by Dan McClenaghan