pianist and composer
pianist and composer
PIANIST AND COMPOSER
12 Jazz albums as band leader.
More than 200 compositions debuted in the styles of Jazz, Classical and Roots Music.
A tireless promotor of dialogue between musical genres and artistic disciplines.
He has ofered concerts in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.
Artistic co-director of the Seminario Permanente de Jazz (Permanent Jazz Seminar), in the Galician city of Pontevedra and a Faculty member at ESMAE (Porto, Portugal) and at the Centro Superior de Música de Galicia (Galician Superior School of Music).
Abe Rábade gave music to Lorca’s 6 Galician poems. The emblematic Praza da Quintana of Santiago de Compostela vibrated with the artists who performed on it on May 30, 2019.
This famous bolero written in 1945 was dedicated by the Cuban pianist and composer Isolina Carrillo to her husband, the baritone Guillermo Arronte. In the...
The saddest spring in many years has just arrived. Even so, let's get fueled with its magnetism in these tough times. Clifford Brown dedicated this...
It is the third piece of 'Fuchsia Swing Song', debut album by saxophonist Sam Rivers for the Blue Note label in 1964. The 16 compasses theme introduces...
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“Abe Rábade’s connection with the piano is so intimate that, like a clay sculptor, he shuffled, dived inside and made it speak at rhythms, measured ruffles that muffled the torrential sound that Prieto (accordion) perpetrated on his right”
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