Greg Abate is a US jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and international jazz recording artist. 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 and tenor sax with the revived Artie Shaw Orchestra under leadership of Dick Johnson in 1986 and ’87. Following this Greg ventured out as post hard bop soloist playing jazz festivals and clubs throughout North America and Europe. His recorded history covers the likes of Kenny Barron, Phil Woods, James Williams, Rufus Reid, Kenny Washington, Alan Barnes, as well a string of gigs at festivals and clubs around the world.
The best authentic and swinging jazz, unmissable. Advance ticket purchase recommended!
"… his fast-moving lines give his work a feeling of constant invention and creativity." — Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
The swinging trio accompanying Greg are top Spanish jazz pianist Victor Gutierrez with Angus Milne bass and Steve Hanley drums
US saxman Greg Abate with Victor Gutierrez Trio
FRIDAY evening July 21 @Seven Arts Doors 7.30pm £16/14 (NUS £5)