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Greg Abate & The Tim Ray Trio
April 26, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm$35.00
Greg Abate & The Tim Ray Trio performs at the Side Door Jazz Club on Friday, April 26 from 8:30 to 11:00 pm. Tickets are $35.00.
Greg Abate – saxophone
Tim Ray – piano
John Lockwood – bass
Mark Walker – drums
Greg Abate jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 225 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 from 1986 to ’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, and Moscow and Georgia Russia.
Greg’s newest release ‘Gratitude’ is the fourth release for Greg and the trio on WCS records. It was recorded live At The Zeiterion Worcester MA on April 26, 2018 (exactly one year prior to this show).