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he Greg Abate Quartet Motif 2014

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Greg Abate Quartet with John Lockwood, Mark Walker, and Tim Ray. Whaling City Sound 2014

 

The Greg Abate Quartet – Time for Dave: a Tribute to Dave Brubeck 2013

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The Greg Abate Quartet featuring Mike Levine.  Todd Baker (Bass), Dave Zinno (Bass), Cory Johnson (Drums).  Recorded March 24, 2013 at PBS Studios, Westwood, MA.

 

The Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods 2012

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Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods Mar 30.2012 Rhombus 7112 Jesse Green piano, Evan Gregor bass and Bill Goodwin drums.

Wave Street Sessions 2012

 

Greg Abate  Quartet Featuring  Bill Cunliffe piano Ray Drummond bass Akira Tana drums Produced  by Dr. Herb Wong     2012.

 

First Encounter 2010

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First Encounter Greg Abate and Gary Smulyan (2010), 1201 Music

 

 Live in Monterey 2009

 

BIRDS OF A FEATHER 2007

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GREG ABATE   ALAN BARNES QUINTET Featuring John Donaldson piano Andy Cleyndert bass Spike Wells drums Produced by Alan Barnes Woodville Records England

 

 

 

MONSTERS IN THE NIGHT 2005

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Greg Abate alto and tenor saxophones Paul Nagel Piano Bill Miele electric bass Art Montanaro trombone Vinnie Pagano drums World Records

 

 

 

Horace Is Here 2004

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Re Issue  and Remixed 2011 RHOMBUS RECORDS (A Tribute to jazz great Horace Silver) Greg Abate ,saxophones Claudio Roditi ,Trumpet Hilton Ruiz , piano Marshall Wood, bass Art Cabral , drums


 

EVOLUTION 2002

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Greg Abate (alto, soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones, flute) James Williams (piano), Harvie S (bass), and Billy Hart (drums) 1201 Music / 60132

 

 

HAPPY SAMBA 2000

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The Greg Abate Quintet ~ Greg Abate (alto & soprano saxophones, flute), Mark Soskin (piano), Harvie Swartz (vertical bass), Ed Uribe (drums & percussion), and Wilson “Chembo” Corniel (congas) Blue Chip Jazz / 4004-2

 

 

BROKEN DREAMS 2000

Greg Abate and Friends ~ Greg Abate (alto, tenor & soprano saxophones), Frank Tiberi (tenor saxophone), Mac Chrupcala (piano), Dave Zinno (bass), and John Anter (drums) Seaside Recordings / SSBD 144 “What is really amazing is how much Greg puts into every CD he has ever done. Just when you believe he has reached his highest level, he gives you something new to think about.” –Arthur C. Bourassa, Jazz Now “I’ve loved every Abate CD I’ve heard, and BROKEN DREAMS is no exception. Quality people – quality jazz. Enuff said.” –Butch Berman, Discorama

 

 

 

BOP LIVES! 1998

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The Greg Abate Quintet ~ Greg Abate (alto saxophone), Claudio Roditi (trumpet, flugelhorn), Kenny Barron (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Ben Riley (drums) Blue Chip Jazz / 4001 “Abate’s musical style can be seen as a distillation of swing’s easygoing vibe and bop’s more animated groove. He has developed a unique voice. Abate’s tone is well-behaved, not passive, but by no means aggressive. you can rest assured that the horn player brings his impeccable taste and accuracy to this recording.” –METRO San Jose, CA (Bop Lives!)

 

 

IT’S CHRISTMASTIME 1997

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Greg Abate and Friends ~ Greg Abate (alto, tenor & soprano saxophones, flute), Herb Pomeroy (trumpet, flugelhorn), Paul Broadnax (piano, vocals), Jack Pezanelli (guitar), Mark Pucci (bass), Peter Kontrimas (bass, track 7), and Matt Gordy (drums) Brownstone Recordings / BRCD 959

 

 


MY BUDDY 1997

 

Greg Abate and Friends ~ Greg Abate (alto, tenor & soprano saxophones, flute), Donna Byrne (vocals), Paul Fontaine (trumpet), Mac Chrupcala (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), Al Bernstein (bass, tracks 12 & 13), and John Anter (drums) Seaside Recordings / SSMB 132 “Charlie Parker and Art Pepper are obvious influences, but Abate adds a certain tough vigor that’s all his own. His playing throughout the disc solidifies his spot as New England’s top alto man and one of the best anywhere. MY BUDDY is very good jazz and a great example of what talented people can do if they are just allowed to go into a studio and cut loose.” –John Basile, The Jazz Line

 

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE 1994

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The Greg Abate Quintet ~ Greg Abate (soprano, alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, flute), Richie Cole (alto saxophone), Chris Neville (piano), Paul Del Nero (bass), and Artie Cabral (drums) Candid / CCD 79715 “High vibes imbue Abate’s three CDs on Candid.” –Fred Bouchard, Jazz Times

 

GREG ABATE STRAIGHT AHEAD 1993

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The Greg Abate Quintet ~ Greg Abate (alto & tenor saxophones), Claudio Roditi (trumpet, flugel horn), Hilton Ruiz (piano), George Mraz (bass), and Kenny Washington (drums) Candid / CCD 79530

 


BOP CITY – LIVE AT BIRDLAND 1991

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The Greg Abate Quartet ~ Greg Abate (alto, soprano & tenor saxophones, flute), James Williams (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Kenny Washington (drums) Candid / CCD 79513

 

 

 

 

 

Audio Cassettes: SPIRIT 1988 The Greg Abate Group ~ featuring Claudio Roditi Stage Door Productions TWO SIDES OF GREG ABATE 1987 Stage Door Records / AVL 89131 The Greg Abate Quartet Buckley Records Greg Abate recorded with other artists: Bird Lives,NY with ~Red Rodney (Candid Productions Ltd.) 1993 Dan Moretti and Brazilia (Live at Chan’s) Brownstone Recordings 1996 Justin Holden (JUSTIN TIME, Bayside Records/101) 1997 Claudio Roditi (SAMBA MANHATTAN STYLE, Reservoir Music/RSR139) 1994 Ken Crowell (CHOPS BIG BAND JAZZ, Ohlone College Jazz Series) 1998