Join pianist Pamela Hines and her special guests for an hour-long broadcast from WICN's Performance Studio. She'll highlight many of New England's finest jazz musicians as well as major national talent. The show airs at 2pm on the last Wednesday of each month.
Our next show is on Wednesday, May 25th at 2pm featuring Greg Abate.
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 Kindred Spirits Greg Abate Phil Woods with The Tim Ray Trio. Whaling City Sound Records Records Greg recorded his first CD Live At Birdland NYC in 1991 on the Candid Jazz Label with the trio of James Williams, Rufus Reid and Kenny Washington.
To this date Greg has recorded over 17 other recordings as leader. Greg is also an adjunct professor of Jazz Studies at Rhode Island College and is also a very active jazz clinician with co. sponsorship from the Conn -Selmer Instrument Co., conducting workshops and master classes through the U.S and abroad. Greg has been inducted into the RI MUSIC HALL OF FAME 2016
Special thanks to Brad Pierce, from Starfleet Audio, Whitinsville, MA for helping us improve our sound quality!
April 27 - Benny Sharoni
March 30 - Romain Collin
February 24 - Rhea Simon
February 10 - Noah Preminger
December 30th - Zdenek Kansky
November 25th - Laszlo Gardony
November 11th - Dick Odgren Trio
October 28 - Eden MacAdam-Somer
September 30 - Jovan Alexandre
September 9 - Glenn Zaleski
August 26 - Shepley Metcalf & Ron Roy
July 29 - Fabiano de Castro
June 24 - Yoron Israel
May 27 - Pat Battstone
April 29 - Kevin Harris
March 25- The Worcester Jazz Collective
November 26- Suzanne Cabot
October 29 - Alison Keslow
September 24 - Isabel Stover
August 27 - Jazz Trane About JOMP
July 30 - Fabiano De Castro, Bart Weisman and Ron Ormsby
May 28 - Kris Adams
April 30 - Dick Lupino www.dicklupinomusic.com
November 27 - Rod Luther Rod Luther Recital
October 25 - Yoko Miwa About Yoko Miwa
September 25 - Gerry Beaudoin
August 28 - Giacomo Gates About Giacomo
July 31 - Jane Miller Jane's new CD
June 26 - Amanda Carr with Les Femmes About Amanda
May 29 - Jazz Trane About JOMP
April 24 - Dan Gabel About Dan