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Greg Abate

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 .

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Location

Coventry, RI

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

GREG is accepting serious students in saxophone, flute , Jazz Improvisation and composition.

The hourly fee is $75.00. The studio is located in Coventry, RI.

Internationally known jazz saxophonist Greg Abate is available for clinics, improvisation workshops, and as a guest soloist at concerts and festivals. Mr. Abate is a Selmer clinician. An Abate clinic can be co-sponsored by the Selmer Co. by applying to them at least thirty (30) days prior to the clinic date

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Albums

Kindred Spirits: Live at Chan's
Kindred Spirits: Live...
Whaling City Sound
2016
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Motif
Motif
Whaling City Sound
2014
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The Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods
The Greg Abate...
Rhombus Records
2012
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Monsters In The Night
Monsters In The Night
Koko Jazz Records
2006
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Horace is Here
Horace is Here
Koko Jazz Records
2005
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Straight Ahead
DIW Records
1993
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