Join us for the Greg Abate Selmer Sax Clinic Saturday, May 11, 2019!
Clinic is being held at the new location of Fox Music House, Inc.:
4248 Dorchester Rd North Charleston, SC 29405
2:00-5:00pm (Registration at 1:30pm)
This event is co-sponsored by Fox Music House, Musical Innovations and Conn-Selmer.
The clinic is FREE, please RSVP to Fox Music House to guarantee your spot! Call Charles Miller at (843) 740-7200.
You won’t want to miss this Selmer Sax Clinic with International Jazz Artist, Greg Abate!
Try out step-up and pro saxes from Selmer, including the 42 alto with the Warburton neck; mouthpieces and reeds!
Enjoy the performance by Charleston’s School of the Arts Jazz Band! Pizza and other refreshments will be provided at the clinic.
Thanks to Conn-Selmer for offering 12-month financing through Synchrony. This is your chance to take home that new instrument you’ve been wanting!
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.
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