pianist and composer
pianist and composer
PIANIST AND COMPOSER
14 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).
& THE SALVADOR SOBRAL BAND
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.
EL CORTE INGLÉS
Bouncing with Bud is a song by the great pianist Bud Bowell composed in 1946. The first title of the composition was another: “Bebop in Pastel”, and such a...
Deep River was first mentioned in 1876, when it was published in an anthology of spiritual songs by J.B.T. Marsh. The first recorded version is by contralto...
Live in Vitoria - Gasteiz July 19th, 2020 Watch the full festival here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk23UJ4dsQk&t=400s TRACK LIST:...
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“Rabade’s compositions are sprawling and meticulously fleshed out“
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“About Abe Rábade we can say, without fear of erring, that he is a committed musician with himself. […] Abe is original and personal and that makes him one of the greatest jazzmans of Spain“
“Elegance at the highest level, Abe Rábade”
“Abe Rábade’s piano writes music as a poet plays poetry. That’s what Abe Rábade does, plays music as you write poetry”
“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”
“Abe Rábade’s piano rocks us as if it protected us and gives us security”