The Greg Abate Trio, NEW DATE: Friday, July 24, 5-6 pm
Updated: Jul 25, 2020
The Greg Abate Trio
BEN COOK - keys / PAUL DEL NERO - bass / GREG ABATE - reeds
LIVE AUDIENCE SEATS* are going fast!... GET 'EM WHILE YOU CAN!
An East Greenwich RI Driveway
(Address revealed with Payment Receipt)
YOUR $50 DONATION WILL PAY THE BAND
You can also watch the live stream at https://www.musicseenconcerts.com/watch-live
Provide much needed donations to:
PUMP HOUSE MUSIC WORKS & WRIU RADIOTHON
*$40 of your donation is tax deductible
We will be strictly following Governor Raimondo’s Social Distancing Guidelines. Therefore...
~ AUDIENCE LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE
~ ALL PARTIES ATTENDING CONCERT MUST REMAIN 6 FEET APART AT ALL TIMES
~ CLOTH FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED
(May be removed while snacking)
~ BRING LAWN CHAIRS ~ ALCOHOL PROHIBITED ~ BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS
Please share/post/email/spread the word about our efforts to get MUSICIANS PAID & PLAYING LIVE AGAIN while we also make some charitable donations to organizations that support them or feed hungry people in need.
We need all the word-of-mouth that we can get. In this crazy 'New Normal'...
LIVE MUSIC NEEDS EVERYONE'S HELP!
Thank You for all of your support & encouragement. It means more to me than you can possibly imagine!
Hope to see you... in the driveway... soon!
Jazz, Blues & a few Surprises
Executive Producer, Music Seen Concerts
This is what you need to know to reserve your spot:
DONATION: $50 per person
AUDIENCE LIMIT: 15 PEOPLE
Audience spaces are 1st COME - 1st SERVE!
If you're planning to attend, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org, before mailing your check, to determine the number of spaces remaining. I'll be checking emails every day - every few hours - through NOON on the Wednesday before each show
PLEASE NOTE: $40, of your $50 donation, is TAX DEDUCTIBLE!
To reserve your space(s) in our audience, follow the instructions below:
· Please write your check, payable to: PUMP HOUSE MUSIC WORKS
· Be sure to write "MUSIC SEEN" on your check's Memo Line
· Be sure to include your snail mail address, along with your phone # and/or email address.
· Mail to: Tish Adams, PO Box 3371-09, Providence RI. 02909-0625
· CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5 pm, on the WEDNESDAY BEFORE EACH SHOW
Once we have filled our 15 spaces, we will contact any other contributors to ask whether they want us to:
· Return their check, by mail, or...
· Reserve their space(s) at a future concert, or...
· Keep their check, as a donation to the cause
Live Audience Donation Acknowledgements will be sent by snail mail
About 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.y. Also, check out Greg's other recordings including special guests Phil Woods and other notable artist
Greg is currently a Whaling City Sound recording artist. 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