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Live Jazz New England

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.

romain collin wicn live jazz new englandGreg 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

 

http://www.gregabate.com

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Special thanks to Brad Pierce, from Starfleet Audio, Whitinsville, MA for helping us improve our sound quality!

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Past Guests:

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

 
March 26 - Wendee Glick www.jazzyplus.com

 
January 29 - Arnie Krakowsky arniekrakowsky.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

 

March 27 - Jim Porcella About Jim

 

February 27 - Jeff Galindo About Jeff

 

January 30 - Dick Odgren About Dick

 

November 28 - Jerry Sabatini About Jerry

 

October 31 - Grace Kelly About Grace

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