#DMI 8/19 & 8/20 Greg Abate performing at The Velvet Note

#DMI 8/19 & 8/20 Greg Abate performing at The Velvet Note

August 19 @ 7:30 pm August 20 @ 11:00 pm

FRIDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM

SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM

After graduating from the prestigious Berklee School of Music, jazz saxophonist, flutist, and composer Greg Abate played lead alto saxophone in the Ray Charles Orchestra for two years in the early ‘70s. In 1978, he formed the group Channel One, and later played tenor sax in the revived Artie Shaw Orchestra, directed by Dick Johnson.
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, and has released more than 16 albums.
Greg’s newest release Gratitude, with the Tim Ray Trio has received glowing reviews and a lot of international airplay.

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Ricky Ford Featured in “A Place for Jazz” Documentary, Screening 8/12

Ricky Ford Featured in “A Place for Jazz” Documentary, Screening 8/12

“A Place for Jazz”, a 1992 documentary by Richard Broadman, explores the music created at the famous and historic 1369 Jazz Club in Boston from 1984 to 1988. It includes performances from Joe Lovano, Steve Lacy, Mel Lewis, Ronnie Smith, Archie Shepp, Kenny Werner, and Whaling City Sound artist Ricky Ford.

The documentary will be screened at ZuZu @ Middle East Club in Cambridge on August 12th, 2022 at 8:00pm. It will open with a live performance of a quartet of Boston musicians, two of which have played at the original 1369 Jazz Club (Charlie Kohlhase and John Lockwood).

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