Coda Live Presents: Greg Abate Solo Saxophone and Live Zoom Interview

Coda Live Presents: Greg Abate Solo Saxophone and Live Zoom Interview

Nov 27, 8:00pm - Nov 27, 9:00pm

Greg will be joining us virtually from the east coast, and have some deep conversation with Hanah Jon Taylor through Zoom. View this event virtually on our website or YouTube channel https://cafecoda.club/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnbSI_tR_27HpKmXPN63iA Greg Abate jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 225 days a year touring the globe. Greg was just voted number 4 in the Downbeat Readers Poll for Alto Saxophone! 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 the 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 Gratitude, with the Tim Ray Trio has received glowing reviews and a lot of international airplay. Also, check out Greg's other recordings including special guests Phil Woods and other notable artists. https://www.gregabate.com/ Donations for this concert will be graciously accepted through GoFundMe "Keep Coda Alive" www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Audio Engineer - Papa Scott Video Production - Madison Music Experience http://mmx608.com/... See MoreSee Less

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Virtual Cool School Zoom Meeting - Every Saturday

Virtual Cool School Zoom Meeting - Every Saturday

Nov 28, 10:00am - Nov 28, 11:00am

1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89734483817 Meeting ID: 897 3448 3817 One tap mobile +13126266799,,89734483817# US (Chicago) +19292056099,,89734483817# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 897 3448 3817 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcU8almbxV Cool School is primarily directed towards the youth however all are welcome to learn with us. Hanah Jon Taylor provides a uniquely refined perspective in the art of improvisation. Topics covered include scales, motifs, interactive listening, and creative playing. If you have an interest in playing no matter your skill level we encourage you to exercise your skill level, challenge your playing mindset, and expand upon your versatility. During the COVID pandemic, we have shifted to using Zoom for our meeting platform. Not ready to join the class? No worries! You can view the class in live-action right here on Facebook! Look of the live video every Saturday morning on our pages live tab: https://www.facebook.com/CafeCodaMadison/live_videos/ Donations for this concert will be graciously accepted through GoFundMe "Keep Coda Alive" www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive... See MoreSee Less

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Coda Live Presents: Jim Erickson Solo Piano

Coda Live Presents: Jim Erickson Solo Piano

Nov 28, 8:00pm - Nov 28, 9:00pm

Erickson described by Los Angeles jazz author/reviewer, Scott Yanow, "Jim Erickson is proof if any is needed, that there are major jazz talents performing in the United States outside of New York, Chicago, New Orleans, and the West Coast". Sadly, the Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of his upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall, Scheduled for May 8, 2020. He is listed as a pianist performing in the IBLA Foundation Winners Concert. He was a 2011 winner in the international music competition held at Ragusa-Ibla, Italy. As an alumnus, Jim often returns to perform in the annual New York concerts. Having been quarantined in his Madison home, Jim comes out to support Cafe Coda in this Live Streaming event. To learn more, please visit www.ericksongs.com. Donations are welcomed to support live music! https://www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive/ Audio Engineer - Papa Scott Video Production - Madison Music Experience http://mmx608.com/... See MoreSee Less

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Café CODA is Madison’s premier new jazz space dedicated to the presentation of traditional, contemporary and creative music. Café CODA facilitates the long-desired manifestation of a space with suitable staging, a tuned concert piano, and state of the art drum kit, to inspire great music to be played by great artists. Café CODA maintains an arts-centric program of musical performances, workshops and master classes available to residents and patrons of the Madison Arts and Culture District. Located at 1224 Williamson St. Café CODA is in the heart of the Willy St. corridor; the creative and cultural hub of Madison. Café CODA presents the musical works of local, regional and world-class musicians as it offers a sizable contribution to the Midwest American music scene.

Booking Info


Mondays to Fridays 5 pm to midnightSaturdays 9 am to midnightSundays 5 pm to 11 pm1224 Williamson St. Madison, Wisconsin 53703(608) 630-9089Cafecodabooking@gmail.com