A road warrior, says SFCM’s Simon Rowe!
Greg Abate has been crisscrossing the country and crossing the Atlantic to Europe constantly for years, playing hundreds of gigs on the road and at home in Rhode Island every year.
He’s a hard bop fiend and a lyrical voice on ballads.
He’ll be performing at Bird & Beckett with a top-notch rhythm section featuring some of our favorite local players — Grant Levin on piano; David Ewell on bass; and Mike Mitchell on drums.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site